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 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).
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.