What does Fagan mean?
Fagan /fa-gan/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Fagan is "little ardent one". Fagin is a wily con artist in Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist".
How popular is Fagan?
Fagan is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#1975 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Fagan for boys. Fagan has yet to make it into the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)