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What does Eoin mean?

Eoin Pronunciation of Eoin [eoin] as a boys' 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.

Associated with: irish, gracious, saint.

Variations

Eoin has 2 variants: Ean and Ion.

Eoin has 28 more relations via Eoghan, Ian, John, Owen, Sean: Eann, Eian, Eion, Eon, Euan, Evan, Ewan, Ewen, Gian, Iain, Ian, Ivan, Iwan, Jan, Jean, Jian, Joao, Jock, Johan, Johnn, Johon, Jon, Jona, Jovan, Juan, Owain, Owin and Sean.

Creative forms:
(male) Enin, Eoine, ..

(female) Eoinna, Eona, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eoin Skylar (E.S.), ..

How popular is Eoin?

Eoin is an uncommon given name for men. Eoin is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name history of Eoin for boys. Eoin was first listed in 2001 and reached its apex position of #1873 in the U.S. in the year 2003, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eoin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eoin outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. John (#26 in 2015), Owen (#36), Evan (#67), Ian (#76), Juan (#114), Ivan (#138), Sean (#211), Johan (#553), Jon (#737), Ean (#977), Jovan (#1154), Jean (#1190), Gian (#1221), Ewan (#1284), Jan (#1677), Eian, Eoghan, Joao, Iain, Euan and Jock are the prominent related forms of Eoin. Other variants, like Ewen, are seldom used. These forms of Eoin were favored as baby names during the years 1880-1889 (median #1526) and have become much less widespread since (#1066, 74.2% less usage), with forms like John going out of style. The more fashionable names for newborns among these are Owen, Ivan, Ian, Ean and Johan.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eoin, Ean, Eian, Evan, Ewan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gian, Iain, Ian, Ivan, Jan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jean, Joao, Jock, Johan, John in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jon, Jovan, Juan, Owen, Sean in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eoin, Eoghan, Euan, Evan, Ewan outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Iain, Ian, Johan, John, Owen, Sean outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eoin is pronounced similarly to Enne, Euen, Ewin, Ewynn, Wain, Wayn, Win, Winn, Wyn, Wynn and Yann. Other recommended names are Adin, Alin, Bain, Cain, Corin, Dain, Eadin, Eban, Eben, Edik, Edin, Edlin, Edvin, Edwin, Edyn, Egon, Elan, Eli, Elia, Elie, Elis, Eliu, Eljin, Elon, Elvin, Elwin, Emil, Emir, Emlin, Enis, Eran, Eric, Erik, Erin, Eriq, Erix, Ern, Ernin, Ervin, Etan, Evin, Evion, Evyn, Ewing, Ezio, Fain, Glin, Godin, Gorin, Gwin, Jovin, Kain, Lin, Lorin, Nolin, Odin, Olin, Orin, Pain, Rain, Robin, Tobin, Torin and Zain. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eoin.

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