What does Egan mean?
Egan [egan] as a boys' name is pronounced EE-gan. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Egan is "fire". Anglicized form of Aogán, from Aodhagán, a diminutive of Aodh. Also a transferred use of the surname.
(male) Eganne, Egen, ..
(female) Eganna, Eganny, ..
How popular is Egan?
Egan is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#1458 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name history of Egan for boys. Egan has yet to make it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Egan is pronounced similarly to Eoghan. Other suggested similar names are Adan▲, Alan▼, Aman, Ban, Bran, Chan, Cian, Dagan, Dan▼, Dean, Dugan, Ean▲, Eann, Eban, Eben, Edan, Eden▲, Edin, Ednan, Edyn, Ehsan, Eian, Eidan, Eilan, Eion, Eitan, Ekon, Elan, Elgar, Elian, Elman, Eman, Eran, Ernan, Eron, Etan, Ethan▲, Euan, Euen, Eugen, Eva, Evan, Evann, Evans▼, Even, Evian, Evin, Evyn, Ewan, Ewen, Ewin, Fagan, Fran, Han, Ian▲, Ifan, Ilan, Iman, Iwan, Jan▼, Jian, Kagan, Kean, Khan, Kian▲, Logan▲, Ogdan, Oran▼, Rian, Rogan, Ryan▼, Stan▼, Twan and Zan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Egan.See names in meaning and etymology.