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What does Deegan mean?

Deegan Pronunciation of Deegan [dee-gan] as a boys' name has its root in Irish, and the name Deegan means "black-haired". Deegan is a variant form, with the prefix De-, of Dargan (Irish): transcription of Deegan.

Associated with: irish, black (dark).


Deegan has 1 related form via Dargan: Dagen.

Creative forms:
(male) Deeganne, Doagan, ..

(female) Deegandi, Deeganna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Deegan Zymir (D.Z.), ..

How popular is Deegan?

Deegan is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#8619 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name history of Deegan for boys. Deegan was first listed in 2004 and reached its highest rank of #834 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is at #1110 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Deegan is pronounced similarly to Dagan, Dagon, Doogan, Dougan, Douggan, Dugan and Duggan. Other suggested similar names are Beagan, Beegan, Beegin, Beeman, Dacian, Daelan, Dajuan, Daquan, Dasean, Deacon, Deakin, Dean, Deccan, Declan, Deecon, Deekon, Deen, Deepak, Dejohn, Dejon, Dejuan, Dejuwan, Dekwan, Delevan (see Delvin), Delman, Demyan, Denman, Dequan, Desean, Deshan, Deshane, Deshaun, Deshawn, Deshon, Destan, Devan, Dewuan (see Dejuan), Fegan, Feggan, Keagan, Keegan, Keegen, Keeghan, Keelan, Keenan, Kegan, Reagan, Regan, Teagan, Tegan and Teigan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Deegan.

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