Keegan - boys name

Keegan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 88%

Keegan name meaning:

The name Keegan is of Irish origin and holds various meanings. One interpretation is that Keegan is derived from the Irish surname Mac Aodhagáin, which means "son of Aodhagán." Aodhagán is a diminutive form of Aodh, meaning "fire" or "fiery." This suggests that the name Keegan carries a sense of intensity and passion.

Another possible meaning is that Keegan is a combination of the Irish words "caoimh" and "gin," which together mean "gentle" and "comely." This interpretation emphasizes the qualities of kindness, elegance, and attractiveness.

Overall, the name Keegan is often associated with attributes such as strength, fire, passion, and charm. It carries a sense of energy and enthusiasm, reflecting a vibrant and dynamic personality. Parents who choose the name Keegan for their son may hope that he embodies these qualities and leads a life filled with passion, gentleness, and attractiveness.

Origin: Celtic

Son of Egan.


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Overall UK ranking: 566 out of 4789

68 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (316)

Historical popularity of Keegan

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