[ 2 syll. e-gan, eg-an ] The baby boy name Egan is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as IY-GaeN †. Egan is largely used in the Irish language and its origin is Celtic. Egan is an Irish diminutive form of the name Aodhagán (English, Gaelic, and Irish) as well as a variant of the name Aodh (Irish and Scottish).
Egan is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Egan: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"