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Egan /egan/ [2 sylls.] 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.


Egan has 4 variants: Eagan, Eagen, Egann and Egon.

Egan has 1 more related form via Aodh: Aodhagan.

Kreatif forms: Eganei, Eganne, Eiegan. [more]

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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 popularity of Egan for boys. Egan has yet to make it into the list thus far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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Egan is 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 frequently used than Egan.