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What does Fagin mean?

Fagin Pronunciation of Fagin [fa-gin] as a boys' name. The meaning of Fagin is "little ardent one". Fagin is an alternate form of Fagan (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: little, ardent (fire).


2 different relations via Fagan: Fegan and Feggan.

Creative forms:
(male) Falin, ..

(female) Faginna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fagin Brixton (F.B.), ..

How popular is Fagin?

Fagin is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#20343 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Fagin has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aarin, Bain, Beagin, Cain, Dain, Darin, Davin, Eadin, Elgin, Faaiz (see Faiz), Fabian, Fabien, Fabio, Fabion, Fadi, Fadil, Fahim, Fain, Faine, Faiz, Farid, Farin, Faris, Faron, Farrin, Favian, Favio, Faxon, Fazil, Fin, Flin, Galin, Garin, Gavin, Havin, Hazin, Iain, Jabin, Jalin, Jamin, Jarin, Jasin, Kadin, Kain, Kalin, Larin, Malin, Nalin, Pain, Patin, Rain, Regin, Sabin, Savin, Talin, Tarin, Tavin, Wain, Yamin and Zain. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fagin.

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