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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.O-in IrishScottish
YO-in IrishScottish
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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.
VariantsOwen Irish Euan, Ewan, Ewen Scottish Eógan Irish Mythology
Other Languages & CulturesEógan Ancient Irish

Categories

green, nature, plants, trees
Entry updated November 18, 2011   Contribute