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Gender: Male Pronunciation: OH-in Meaning of Eoghan: "born of the yew tree" Origin of Eoghan: Irish Gaelic

Eoghan Origin and Meaning

The name Eoghan is a boy's name of Gaelic, Irish, Irish Gaelic origin meaning "born of the yew tree".

Pronounced like Owen, this was the name of several early Irish kings and saints, as well as a celebrated --Ulster hero. Often spelled with two 'n's in Scotland, it can be anglicized as Ewan, Ewen, Euan, Owen or Hugh--or Eugene.

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OliviaSarah Says:

2014-08-17T02:13:10

I adore this spelling and it's history. I've heard that it can also be pronounced YO-in.