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What does Tegan mean?

Tegan Pronunciation of Tegan [tegan] as a name for boys. The meaning of Tegan is "poet, philosopher". Tegan is an alternate form of Teague (Irish, Gaelic): anglicized variation of Tadhg.

Associated with: philosopher.


Tegan has 2 variants: Teagan and Teigan.

4 more different relations via Teague: Teger, Teige, Teigen and Teigue.

Creative forms:
(male) Texgan, Towgan, ..

(female) Tegani, Teka, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tegan Ashwin (T.A.), ..

How popular is Tegan?

Tegan is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#104819 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Tegan was first listed in 2003 and reached its top rank of #974 in the U.S. in 2007, and is currently at #1478. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Teagan (#1016 from current records) and Teague are the popular variation forms of Tegan (#1478 from current records). Other forms, like Teigue, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Tegan was well-received among parents 6 years ago (median #1181) and is somewhat less today (#1498, down 49%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tegan, Teagan, Teague in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tegan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aedan, Beagan, Beegan, Bevan, Dagan, Dean, Deegan, Devan, Dugan, Eagan, Egan, Fagan, Fegan, Feggan, Felan, Gehan, Hagan, Heman, Hogan, Iefan, Ieuan, Jean, Jehan, Jeran, Jevan, Kagan, Keagan, Kean, Keegan, Kegan, Kelan, Kenan, Kevan, Logan, Nevan, Pagan, Reagan, Regan, Rogan, Sagan, Sean, Tan, Taran, Tedman, Teman, Temani, Tenant, Terah, Teran, Tern, Teron, Terran, Teryn, Teun, Tevan, Teven, Tevin, Tevon, Tevyn, Teytan, Tienan, Toran, Trevan, Twan and Tynan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tegan.

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