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Eoghan

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

The name Eoghan is a boy's name of Gaelic, Irish, Irish Gaelic origin meaning "born of the yew tree". Eoghan and is often added to lists like Scottish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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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.