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Eoghan meaning and name origin
Eoghan \e(o)-ghan\ as a boy's name is pronounced YEW-en, YO-wen. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Eoghan is "born of yew". Derived from iúr meaning "yew tree". Also possibly means "youth" or "noble". In Irish legend, Eóghan was the name of one of the two sons of Niall of the Nine Hostages (the other was Conall). Anglicized forms of the name are Ewan, Euan, Owen and Eugene. The Irish area of County Tyrone comes from this name, for in Irish it is Tir Eoghain, meaning "land of Eoghan".
For more information, see also the related name Eoin.
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Popularity of Eoghan
Eoghan is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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