[ 2 syll. go-won, gow-on ] The baby boy name Gowon is pronounced as GOWWae-N †. Gowon is used chiefly in African and Hausa. Its origin is African-Tiv. The meaning of Gowon is rainmaker.
Gowan, Gowen, Gowin, Gowun, and Gowyn are variants of Gowon.
See also the related categories, hausa and tiv.
Gowon is not commonly used as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Gowon include Gagan, Gagen, Gagin, Gagon, Gagun, Gagyn, Gahan, Gamin, Gammin, Gammun, Gammyn, Gamyn, Gani, Ganin, Gannie, Gannin, Gannon, Gannun, Ganny, and Gannyn.
† English pronunciation for Gowon: G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"