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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Degan

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

E is for early, promptness is a virtue

G is for generous, your giving nature.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

N is for narrator, tell many stories

Notable Persons With the Last Name Degan

Raz Degan is an actor and model. His ongoing career started in 1994. Raz was born on August 25th, 1968 in Kibbutz Sde Nehemia, Israel.


Julia was born on January 19th, 1981.


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Popularity of Degan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Degan U.S.
  White 93.30% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Degan

People with the last name Degan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Degan

  • How Popular is the name Degan? Degan is the 16,651st most popular name of all time. As a last name Degan was the 33,280th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Degan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 482 babies born with the first name Degan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Degan to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Degan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Degan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Degan is Wednesday, January 1st, 1919.
  • What year had the most people named Degan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Degan was in 2008 with a total of 47 babies.
  • Random Degan Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Degan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Degan: Your name in reverse order is Naged. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Agedn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Degan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 687 people with the last name Degan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Degan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Degan as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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