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Meaning and name origin

Egan \e-gan\ as a boy's 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.


Egan has 4 variant forms: Eagan, Eagen, Egann and Egon.


Egan is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1621 out of 88799, Top 2%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Egan for boys. Egan has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Egan name in U.S.

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Similar Names

Egan is also pronounced similarly to Eoghan. Other suggested similar baby names are Ean, Eban, Edan, Ehsan, Eian, Ekon, Elan, Eman, Eran, Etan, Euan, Eugen, Evan and Ewan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Egan.