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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 "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Eoghan

Eoghan Ruadh Ó Néill (Owen Roe O'Neill), commander of Irish forces in the Confederation of Kilkenny
Eóghan of Argyll, Scottish nobleman and soldier
Eoghan Corry, Irish journalist and historian
Eoghan Harris, Irish politician
Eoghan Hickey, Irish rugby player
Eoghan Quigg, Irish singer

Pop Culture References for the name Eoghan

also spelt "Eohann"