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What does Fagan mean?

Fagan Pronunciation of Fagan 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".


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, little, ardent (fire)


VARIANTS Fegan, Feggan, Fagin

(male) Faugan, ..

(female) Fafan, ..

Fagan Thompson (F.T.), ..

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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Fagan has yet to make it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Aaran, Beagan, Cadan, Cahan, Calan, Cavan, Dagan, Dalan, Daman, Daran, Dargan, Dugan, Eagan, Eaman, Egan, Fabian, Fabyan, Faelan, Fahad, Fain, Fajar, Faolan, Farag, Faraj, Farand, Farin, Faron, Farran, Favian, Faxon, Felan, Finan, Fran, Frean, Gahan, Galan, Garan, Gavan, Gawan, Hagan, Haggan, Hakan, Hanan, Hasan, Hogan, Jacan, Jahan, Jalan, Janan, Jaran, Javan, Kadan, Kagan, Kahan, Kalan, Kavan, Keagan, Kegan, Laban, Lavan, Logan, Naman, Natan, Pagan, Rajan, Reagan, Regan, Rogan, Sagan, Sajan, Taran, Teagan and Tegan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fagan.

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