First name origins & meanings:

  1. Gaelic: Red-haired
  2. English: From the rowan tree
  3. Irish: Little red-haired one
  4. Gaelic: Red-haired

First name variations: Rogan, Rogan

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Irish: variant spelling of Rowan.
  2. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Rouen in Normandy. In Scotland the name is also derived in part from any of several places named Roan in the Borders and Strathclyde. There was also a medieval female personal name Roana, which may have given rise to some examples of the surname.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Sharon Stone

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