Rogan - boys name

Rogan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 82%

Rogan name meaning:

The name Rogan is of Gaelic origin and can have multiple meanings depending on the interpretation. One possible meaning is "red-haired" or "red-headed," derived from the Gaelic word "ruadh," which means "red." This interpretation is often associated with individuals who have a fiery and passionate nature. Another possible meaning is "little red king," combining the Gaelic words "ruadh" for "red" and "rí" for "king." This interpretation suggests leadership qualities and a strong-willed personality.

In addition to its Gaelic origins, Rogan is also a surname of Irish and Scottish descent. As a surname, it is believed to have derived from the Old Norse personal name "Hróðgeirr," which consists of the elements "hróðr" meaning "fame" or "glory," and "geirr" meaning "spear." This interpretation relates Rogan to bravery, honor, and a warrior-like spirit.

Overall, the name Rogan carries connotations of redness or red-hairedness, as well as qualities like passion, leadership, fame, and bravery. It is a name that suggests a vibrant and strong personality, making it a unique and meaningful choice for a boy.

Origin: Irish

Red haired.

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Overall UK ranking: 871 out of 4789

35 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

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  • Scotland (605)

Historical popularity of Rogan

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