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What does Eunan mean?

Eunan Pronunciation of Eunan [eu-nan] as a boys' name is of Irish and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Eunan is "little horror". Diminutive of adomnae, which means "great fear". Also used as an anglicized form of the Gaelic name Ádhamhnán, a diminutive form of Ádhamh, the Gaelic form of Adam. The name of a seventh-century saint who was abbot of Iona and biographer of Saint Columba.

Associated with: irish, scottish, little, great, saint, abbot (monk).

Variations

2 different relations via Adam: Adan and Adnon.

Creative forms:
(male) Eunah, Eunant, ..

(female) Eulen, Eunani, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eunan Griffin (E.G.), ..

How popular is Eunan?

Eunan is an uncommonly occurring given name for men and an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Popular related forms of Eunan (outside Top 2000) are Adam (#73 via latest list) and Adan (#395). Adoption of these relations of Eunan was at its highest 35 years ago (average #287) and has become significantly diminished since (#234, 70%), with the form Adam becoming somewhat dated. Adan is the most fashionable baby name in this compilation. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adam, Adan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Eunan is alike in pronunciation to Annan, Einion, Einon and Eynon. Other recommended names are Adnan, Arnan, Auban, Bunyan, Conan, Dugan, Duncan, Duran, Eagan, Eaman, Ean, Eann, Eban, Edan, Ednan, Efran, Egan, Ehsan, Eian, Eidan, Eilan, Einar, Eitan, Ejnar, Elan, Elian, Elkan, Elman, Eman, Eran, Erman, Ernan, Ernin, Etan, Ethan, Euan, Euen, Eugen, Eumann, Evan, Evian, Ewan, Finan, Hanan, Janan, Juan, Juwan, Kenan, Lucan, Lukan, Ronan, Suman and Tynan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eunan.

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