The name Eoin is a boy's name of Gaelic origin meaning "God is gracious". Eoin and is often added to lists like Boy Names Uncommon in the US and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".
From the experts:
Though Eoin is a Gaelic form of John, its Anglicized pronunciation links it directly to Owen. Eoin is currently a Top 30 name in Ireland. Other variations: Ewan, Ewen, Evan and Eoghan (pronounced as Owen but also translated as Eugene).
Eoin Colfer is the author of the Artemis Fowl books.