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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Egan

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E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

G is for gracious, it shows everyday.

A is for adventure, take a new one today

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

Notable Persons Named Egan

Egan Inoue is a martial artist. Egan was born on June 4th, 1965 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.

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Egan Bernal is an athlete for the Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec. Egan was born on January 13th, 1997 in Colombia.

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Egan Chambers was an office holder. Egan was born on March 22nd, 1921 in Montreal. He left this life on May 5th, 1994.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Egan

Susan Egan is an actress, singer, dancer, voice actress, and comedian. She was most prominent from 1982 to present. Susan was given the name Susan Farrell Egan on February 18th, 1970 in Seal Beach, California, U.S.

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Kian Egan is a musician. He plays Guitar, Piano, Drum kit, Gibson Guitar Corporation, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1997. Kian was given the name Kian John Francis Egan on April 29th, 1980 in Sligo, Ireland.

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Richard Egan was an actor. His career lasted from 1949 to 1987. Richard was born on July 29th, 1921 in San Francisco. He breathed his last breath on July 20th, 1987.

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Greg Egan is a science fiction writer. He has had major accomplishments since 1983. Greg was given the name Gregory Mark Egan on August 20th, 1961 in Perth.

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Peter Egan is an actor. Peter was born on September 28th, 1946 in London.

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Christopher Egan is an actor. Christopher was given the name Christopher Andrew Egan on June 29th, 1984. Christopher is also known as Chris Egan.

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How popular is the baby name Egan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 6 0 6
1924 5 0 5
1959 5 0 5
1964 6 0 6
1968 5 0 5
1970 7 0 7
1971 7 0 7
1972 6 0 6
1973 10 0 10
1974 6 0 6
1975 6 0 6
1977 7 0 7
1979 16 0 16
1980 13 0 13
1981 6 0 6
1982 6 0 6
1983 6 0 6
1984 12 7 5
1985 19 9 10
1986 15 7 8
1987 15 7 8
1988 14 6 8
1989 18 8 10
1990 15 0 15
1991 15 0 15
1992 15 0 15
1993 12 0 12
1994 14 0 14
1995 12 0 12
1996 9 0 9
1997 21 0 21
1998 24 0 24
1999 19 0 19
2000 25 0 25
2001 36 0 36
2002 45 5 40
2003 45 0 45
2004 34 0 34
2005 48 0 48
2006 41 0 41
2007 48 0 48
2008 40 0 40
2009 41 0 41
2010 30 0 30
2011 37 0 37
2012 29 0 29
2013 34 0 34
2014 27 0 27
2015 29 0 29
2016 22 0 22
2017 34 0 34
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Egan

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Popularity of Egan as a first name

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Popularity of Egan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Egan U.S.
  White 94.48% 64.26%
  African American 0.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Egan

People with the last name Egan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Egan

  • How Popular is the name Egan? Egan is the 10,445th most popular name of all time. As a last name Egan was the 1,561st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Egan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,017 babies born with the first name Egan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Egan to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Egan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Egan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Egan is Friday, June 8th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Egan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Egan was in 2005 with a total of 48 babies.
  • Random Egan Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Egan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Egan: Your name in reverse order is Nage. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nega. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Egan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 23,048 people with the last name Egan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Egan? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Egan as their last name.

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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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