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What does Egan mean?

Egan Pronunciation of Egan as a boys' name is pronounced EE-gan. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Egan is "fire". Anglicized form of Aogán, from Aodhagán, a diminutive of Aodh. Also a transferred use of the surname.


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, fire, surname


VARIANTS Eagan, Eagen, Egann, Egon



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How popular is Egan?

Egan is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#1458 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Egan has yet to make it into the list thus far. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Egan is pronounced similarly to Eoghan. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adan, Alan, Aman, Ban, Bran, Chan, Cian, Dagan, Dan, Dean, Dugan, Ean, Eann, Eban, Eben, Edan, Eden, Edin, Ednan, Edyn, Ehsan, Eian, Eidan, Eilan, Eion, Eitan, Ekon, Elan, Elgar, Elian, Elman, Eman, Eran, Ernan, Eron, Etan, Ethan, Euan, Euen, Eugen, Eva, Evan, Evann, Evans, Even, Evian, Evin, Evyn, Ewan, Ewen, Ewin, Fagan, Fran, Han, Ian, Ifan, Ilan, Iman, Iwan, Jan, Jian, Kagan, Kean, Khan, Kian, Logan, Ogdan, Oran, Rian, Rogan, Ryan, Stan, Twan and Zan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Egan.

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