Magan

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
720
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Magan

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Alt. Meaning

M is for marvelous, which is how others see you

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

G is for generous, your giving nature.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

N is for narrator, tell many stories

Notable Persons Named Magan

Notable Persons With the Last Name Magan

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a politician and author. Ayaan was given the name Ayaan Hirsi Magan on November 13th, 1969 in Mogadishu.

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Juan Magán is a house music, electronic music, and merengue music musician. They were most prominent from 2003 to present. Juan was given the name Juan Manuel Magán González on September 30th, 1978 in Badalona. Juan is also known as F.A.O..

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George M. Magan is a businessperson and businessman. George was born on November 14th, 1945 in Delhi.

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Ruán Magan is a film director, film producer, and film director&producer. Ruán was born in 1968 in Dublin, Ireland.

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Francis was born on May 24th, 1774 in Dublin.

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Mohamud Ali Magan is a Minister of Planning of Somalia. His most notable accomplishments were from 2015 to present. Mohamud was born in Somalia.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 7 7 0
1970 6 6 0
1972 5 5 0
1973 10 10 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 30 30 0
1976 40 40 0
1977 48 48 0
1978 49 49 0
1979 63 63 0
1980 75 75 0
1981 51 51 0
1982 56 56 0
1983 89 89 0
1984 122 122 0
1985 171 171 0
1986 168 168 0
1987 156 156 0
1988 173 173 0
1989 179 179 0
1990 181 181 0
1991 131 131 0
1992 138 138 0
1993 97 97 0
1994 90 90 0
1995 93 93 0
1996 69 69 0
1997 63 63 0
1998 59 59 0
1999 50 50 0
2000 51 51 0
2001 44 44 0
2002 43 43 0
2003 25 25 0
2004 13 13 0
2005 11 11 0
2006 19 19 0
2007 17 17 0
2008 11 11 0
2009 10 10 0
2010 10 10 0
2011 8 8 0

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Popularity of Magan as a first name

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Popularity of Magan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Magan U.S.
  White 63.06% 64.26%
  African American 7.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.94% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 22.08% 16.26%

Of Last Name Magan

People with the last name Magan are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Magan

  • How Popular is the name Magan? Magan is the 5,538th most popular name of all time. As a last name Magan was the 32,031st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Magan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,739 babies born with the first name Magan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Magan to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Magan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Magan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Magan is Friday, August 7th, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Magan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Magan was in 1990 with a total of 181 babies.
  • Random Magan Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Magan is not a popular baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Magan: Your name in reverse order is Nagam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ngama. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Magan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 720 people with the last name Magan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Magan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Magan as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k 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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