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Pagan (girl)

What does Pagan mean?

Pagan Pronunciation of Pagan [pa-gan] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Pagan) is pronounced PAY-gan. The meaning of Pagan is "country dweller". Once a common medieval given name, Pagan fell out of favor when it became a term used for an irreligious person or someone who believed in more than one god.

Associated with: medieval.


Creative forms:
(female) Pagani, Pargan, ..

(male) Palan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pagan Vivienne (P.V.), ..

How popular is Pagan?

Pagan is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#1593 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Pagan has not made it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pagan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Pagan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Eadan, Eavan, Hanan, Jazan, Kalan, Karan, Logan, Maegan, Maygan, Meagan, Megan, Page, Paget, Pama, Paza, Raegan, Ragan, Reagan, Regan, Saran and Taran. These names tend to be more frequently used than Pagan.

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