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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Eoghan

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The meaning is obscure. Possibly means "of the yew tree" in Proto-Celtic.

  1. A male given name of Scots Gaelic origin.

Notable Persons Named Eoghan

Eoghan O'Connell is a soccer player for the Cork City F.C., College Corinthians A.F.C., Avondale United F.C. (Cork), Celtic F.C., Oldham Athletic A.F.C., Republic of Ireland national under-19 football team, and Republic of Ireland national under-21 football team. Eoghan was born on August 13th, 1995 in Cork, Ireland.


Eoghan Quigg is a pop music singer and singing. He plays Human voice. He was most prominent from 2008 to present. Eoghan was given the name Eoghan Karl Christopher Quigg on July 12th, 1992 in Dungiven.


Eoghan Murphy is a Teachta Dála. Eoghan was born in Dublin, Ireland.


Eoghan McDermott is a presenter, actor, and choreographer. Eoghan was born on April 15th, 1983 in Limerick. Eoghan is also known as Eoghan Mac Diarmada.


Eoghan Harris is a Senator and Seanad Éireann. Eoghan was born in Douglas, County Cork.


Eoghan was born in 1748. He died in 1784.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Eoghan

Saint Eoghan was a saint. He left this life in 618.


Fun Facts about the name Eoghan

  • How Popular is the name Eoghan? Eoghan is the 20,120th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Eoghan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 349 babies born with the first name Eoghan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eoghan 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 Eoghan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Eoghan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eoghan was in 2015 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Eoghan: Your name in reverse order is Nahgoe. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aeonhg. How do you pronounce that?

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