Gender: Male Meaning of Behan: "bee" Origin of Behan: Irish

Behan Origin and Meaning

The name Behan is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "bee".

An Anglicized derivative of the Gaelic name Beatha, meaning "life," best known as the surname of Irish playwright Brendan Behan.

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