Meaning and name origin
Eoin \eoin\ as a boy's name is pronounced OW-in. It is of Irish, Gaelic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Eoin is "God is gracious". Irish form of John, by way of Ian, and referring to Saint John. Also Irish form of Sean. It is pronounced similarly to Eoghan and shares with it the anglicized form Owen.
Eoin is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Eoin for boys. Eoin reached its highest rank of #14 in Ireland in 2004. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Eoin and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are John (#26), Owen (#36), Ian (#77), Sean (#193), Ean (#997), Eoin and Eoghan. (2014 statistics).
Eoin is also pronounced similarly to Eann, Eian, Eion, Eon, Euan, Euen, Ewan, Ewen, Ewin, Iain, Owin, Wain and Win. Other suggested similar baby names are Edin, Erin▼ and Evin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eoin.