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What does Kegan mean?

Kegan Pronunciation of Kegan as a boys' name. The name Kegan means "small flame; ardent". Kegan is an alternate form of Keegan (Irish, Gaelic): historian John Keegan.


ASSOCIATED WITH small (little), flame


VARIANTS Keeghan, Keagan, Kagan

RELATIONS VIA KEEGAN Kagen, Keagen, Keegen

(male) Keigan, ..

(female) Kesa, ..

Kegan Kiaan (K.K.), ..

How popular is Kegan?

Kegan is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#111740 out of 150436, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Kegan was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #793 in the U.S. in the year 1992, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Keagan (#918 A YEAR AGO), Keagen and Keegan (#351) are the prominent varying forms of Kegan rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Keegen, are seldom used. These relations of Kegan reached the top of their popularity in 2008 (ADOPTION OF 0.12%) and are somewhat less conventional today (ADOPTION 0.06%, DOWN 46.3%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kegan, Keagan, Keagen, Keegan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Beagan, Beegan, Bevan, Dagan, Dean, Deegan, Devan, Dugan, Eagan, Egan, Fagan, Fegan, Feggan, Felan, Gehan, Hagan, Heman, Hogan, Iefan, Ieuan, Jean, Jehan, Jeran, Jevan, Kadan, Kaelan, Kahan, Kalan, Kavan, Kealan, Kean, Keane, Keanu, Kearn, Kedar, Keelan, Keen, Keenan, Keiran, Kelan, Kellan, Kelvan, Ken, Kenan, Kenn, Kennan, Kentan (see Kenton), Keon, Kern, Kernan, Kevan, Keven, Kevyn, Keyvan, Khan, Kian, Kiean, Kienan, Kieran, Kiran, Kylan, Kyran, Logan, Nevan, Pagan, Reagan, Regan, Rogan, Sagan, Sean, Teagan, Tegan, Teigan, Teman and Tevan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kegan.

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