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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kegan

"Kegan" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Descendant of the fiery one". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Notable Persons Named Kegan

Kegan Harkenrider is a sports team member for the Fort Wayne Fever.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kegan

Kübra was born on July 18th, 1995 in Ankara, Turkey.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 6 0 6
1973 5 0 5
1975 5 0 5
1977 8 0 8
1978 6 0 6
1979 10 0 10
1980 6 0 6
1981 14 0 14
1982 20 6 14
1983 15 0 15
1984 19 8 11
1985 12 0 12
1986 63 5 58
1987 105 14 91
1988 94 5 89
1989 134 7 127
1990 137 11 126
1991 161 7 154
1992 190 15 175
1993 187 13 174
1994 153 7 146
1995 148 11 137
1996 124 12 112
1997 123 8 115
1998 135 9 126
1999 100 10 90
2000 119 8 111
2001 110 10 100
2002 145 0 145
2003 111 6 105
2004 120 0 120
2005 93 0 93
2006 139 5 134
2007 165 8 157
2008 128 6 122
2009 126 8 118
2010 116 6 110
2011 140 13 127
2012 87 5 82
2013 80 0 80
2014 64 0 64
2015 64 8 56
2016 49 0 49
2017 40 5 35

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Popularity of Kegan as a first name

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Popularity of Kegan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kegan U.S.
  White 87.80% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.10% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kegan

People with the last name Kegan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kegan

  • What name lists does Kegan rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Kegan? Kegan is the 4,444th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kegan was the 108,199th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kegan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,876 babies born with the first name Kegan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kegan to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kegan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kegan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kegan is Thursday, August 25th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Kegan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kegan was in 1992 with a total of 175 babies.
  • Random Kegan Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kegan is not a popular baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Kegan: Your name in reverse order is Nagek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gaken. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kegan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 164 people with the last name Kegan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kegan? Kegan is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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