EOGHAN
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: O-in (Irish, Scottish), YO-in (Irish, Scottish)   [key]
Meaning & History
Possibly means "born from the yew tree" in Irish, though it is possibly derived from EUGENE. It was borne by several legendary or semi-legendary Irish figures, including a son of Niall of the Nine Hostages.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Owen (Irish), Euan, Ewan, Ewen (Scottish), Eógan (Irish Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Eugenios, Eugenius (Ancient Greek), Eógan (Ancient Irish), Owain, Yvain, Ywain (Arthurian Romance), Evgeni (Bulgarian), Eugen (Croatian), Eugen, Evžen (Czech), Eugene, Gene, Owen (English), Eugène (French), Uxío (Galician), Eugen (German), Eugenio (Italian), Eugenijus (Lithuanian), Evgenij (Macedonian), Eugeniusz (Polish), Eugênio (Portuguese), Eugen (Romanian), Evgeni, Evgeniy, Evgeny, Yevgeni, Yevgeniy, Yevgeny, Genya, Zhenya (Russian), Eugen (Slovak), Eugenio (Spanish), Yevheniy (Ukrainian), Owain, Owen (Welsh), Owain (Welsh Mythology)
Popularity
Ireland  ranked #53 
Northern Ireland  ranked #85