Meaning, pronunciation and origin of the Irish boys name Eoghan

How do you pronounce Irish name Eoghan?

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What does the Irish name Eoghan mean?

Comes from an old Irish word and means “born of the yew tree.” In Northern Ireland the name Eoghan is found in Tir Eoghan, County Tyrone or “The Land of Eoghan” and is often accompanied by Roe in memory of the Irish patriot Eoghan Roe (“Red Eoghan”) O’Neill who won a great battle over the British at Benburb in 1646.

What is the Gender for the Irish name Eoghan?

Boy | Male

Is Ciaran a boy or girl name?

Eoghan is traditionally given to a boy.

How do you spell Eoghan in Irish?

It is spelled “Eoghan”.

How do you pronounce Irish name Eoghan?

It is pronounced “o + in”.

What is Eoghan in English?

In English, a similar name to the Irish name Eoghan would be Owen or Eugene.

Is Eoghan Irish or Scottish?

Eoghan in a traditional Irish and Gaelic name, coming from the old Irish word which means “born of the yew tree”.

Is Eoghan a rare name?

Eoghan has grown in popularity over the last 30 years in Ireland, peaking in 2009 at #39 for all Irish baby boys born that year. The name Eoghan has dipped a bit in recent years, ranking #102 in 2021 for all baby boys names. Source: cso.ie