- JesseJohn Cleveland, 1913–80, U.S. athlete.
- a river in E California, flowing from the Sierra Nevada S to the Owens Valley basin: diverted to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. 120 miles (193 km) long.
- Sir Richard,1804–92, English zoologist and anatomist.
- Robert,1771–1858, Welsh social reformer in Great Britain and the U.S.
- Wilfred,1893–1918, English poet.
- a male given name.
Examples from the Web for owens
Owens said Udall just wanted to get all the facts out about the Bush-era black sites.What's Inside CIA's 'Black Site' Database? And Were Senate Staffers Allowed to See?
March 8, 2014
Owens also accused her of making far more than she claims to need in order to defer the costs of her $58,000 tuition.Duke's Freshman Porn Starlet Isn't Ashamed—and She Shouldn't Be
February 24, 2014
“Her songs were chosen by the security team because they thought the pirates would hate them most,” Owens said.Britney Spears's Music Is Used to Fight Off Somali Pirates (Stop Laughing)
October 28, 2013
Owens and other skeptics are offering serious arguments, based both on a century of studies of why and how units fight.
Owens is a combat veteran of Vietnam and editor of the important foreign policy journal, Orbis.
Owens leapt from the stack, and the men caught up their guns.Chronicles of Border Warfare
Alexander Scott Withers
Lincoln saw him at the post-office, and "asked if Miss Owens was at Mr. Able's."
In Miss Owens's letter of July 22, 1866, it will be observed!
These Owens were originally from Wales, very respectable people.Johnny Ludlow, Sixth Series
Mrs. Henry Wood
Owens nephew carried his gun and kept a sharp lookout for coyotes.A Tenderfoot Bride
Clarice E. Richards
- Jesse, real name John Cleveland Owens. 1913–80, US Black athlete: won four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics (1936)
- David (Anthony Llewellyn), Baron. born 1938, British politician: Labour foreign secretary (1977–79); cofounder of the Social Democratic Party (1981) and its leader (1983–87): leader (1988–90) of the section of the Social Democratic Party that did not merge with the Liberal Party in 1988; peace envoy to Bosnia-Herzegovina (1992–95)
- Michael (James). born 1979, English footballer: a striker, he scored 40 goals in 89 games for England (1998–2008); his clubs included Liverpool (1996–2004) and Newcastle United (2005–2009)
- Sir Richard. 1804–92, English comparative anatomist and palaeontologist
- Robert. 1771–1858, Welsh industrialist and social reformer. He formed a model industrial community at New Lanark, Scotland, and pioneered cooperative societies. His books include New View of Society (1813)
- Wilfred. 1893–1918, English poet of World War I, who was killed in action
Word Origin and History for owens
Celtic masc. proper name, ultimately from Greek eugenes "well-born;" via Gaelic Eoghann, Old Irish Eogan, Old Welsh Eugein, Ougein. In Medieval records, frequently Latinized as Eugenius; the form Eugene emerged in Scotland by late 12c. The Breton form Even led to modern French Ivain. Owenite in reference to the communistic system of social reformer Robert Owen (1771-1858) is attested from 1829.