Gender Masculine
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. EH-gawn  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Old German name Egino, derived from the element agin meaning "edge, blade" (from Proto-Germanic *agjō). Saint Egino was a 12th-century abbot from Augsburg.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesOve(Danish) Age, Aike(Frisian) Ago, Egino, Agi(Germanic) Eike(Low German) Ove(Norwegian) Aghi(Old Norse) Ove, Owe(Swedish)


People think this name is

classic   mature   upper class   strong   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Austria: July 15
Estonia: November 17
Hungary: September 1
Norway: November 5
Poland: July 15
Sweden: March 11


Entry updated December 7, 2022