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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gagan

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  • A user from India says the name Gagan is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Sky".
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Notable Persons Named Gagan

Gagan Narang is an athlete. Gagan was born on May 6th, 1983 in Chennai.



Gagan Malik is an actor, model (people), and model. He was most active from 2008 to present. Gagan was born in 29 in Delhi.


Gagan was given the name Gagan Kumar Thapa on July 16th, 1976.


Gagan Kishanlal Khoda is a cricketer.


Gagan was born on December 9th, 1980 in Firozpur.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gagan

Jacob was born on March 25th, 1993.


William Gagan is a photographer and videographer. He has had major accomplishments since 2011. William was born William Gagan on April 5th, 1981 in Dallas, Texas.


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Popularity of Gagan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gagan U.S.
  White 85.16% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.16% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gagan

People with the last name Gagan are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Gagan

  • How Popular is the name Gagan? Gagan is the 46,042nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Gagan was the 53,802nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gagan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 54 babies born with the first name Gagan in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gagan? 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.
  • When was Gagan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gagan is Sunday, December 6th, 1931.
  • What year had the most people named Gagan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gagan was in 1999 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gagan: Your name in reverse order is Nagag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Agang. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gagan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 384 people with the last name Gagan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gagan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gagan as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k 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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