Irish, variation of John
"God is gracious"

Eoin Origin and Meaning

The name Eoin is boy's name of Gaelic origin meaning "God is gracious".
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.

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Famous People Named Eoin

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  • Eoin JessScottish footballer
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  • Eoin ReddanIrish rugby player
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