Egan

Egan m
Irish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Aogán, earlier Aodhagán, a double diminutive of AODH (SEE Aodh).
Cognate: Scottish: lagan.

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  • Egan — is a popular family name that comes from the Irish Gaelic name Mac Aodhagáin. It is derived from the root aedh meaning little fire and the diminutive an hence the little bright eyed one . Variations include: Egan, Eagan, Keegan, MacEgan, Kegan… …   Wikipedia

  • Egan — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Christopher Egan (* 1984), australischer Schauspieler Edward Michael Egan (* 1932), Erzbischof von New York Greg Egan (* 1961), australischer Schriftsteller Jeffers Egan (* 1974), US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Egan — Egan, SD U.S. city in South Dakota Population (2000): 265 Housing Units (2000): 119 Land area (2000): 0.696472 sq. miles (1.803853 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.696472 sq. miles (1.803853 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Egan, SD — U.S. city in South Dakota Population (2000): 265 Housing Units (2000): 119 Land area (2000): 0.696472 sq. miles (1.803853 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.696472 sq. miles (1.803853 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Egan — Egan, Pierce, engl. Novellist, geb. 1814 in London, gest. daselbst 6. Juli 1880, Sohn des durch seine »Boxiana, or sketches of ancient and modern pugilism« (1824, 4 Bde.) bekannten ältern Pierce E. (1772–1849), besuchte seit 1834 die… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Egan — (spr. ihgĕn), Pierce, engl. Novellist, geb. 1814 in London, gest. 6. Juli 1880 das., in seinen ersten Romanen (»Robin Hood«, 1840; »Wat Tyler«, 1841; »Paul Jones«, 1842) der Richtung Walter Scotts folgend, später (»Imogen«, »The poor girl«, »Fair …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Egan — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Egan est un prénom masculin irlandais ; Chandler Egan est un golfeur américain ; Edward Michael Egan, né le 2 avril 1932 à Oak Park aux États… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Egan — This surname, of Irish origin, is the Anglicized form of the Gaelic Mac Aodhagain , Mac meaning son of and Aodhagain , from Aodha, which is a patronymic from the personal name Aodh meaning fire , originally the name of a pagan god. The surname is …   Surnames reference

  • Egan — /ˈigən/ (say eeguhn) noun Ted (Edward Joseph Egan), born 1932, Australian folk and country singer and songwriter and author; administrator of the NT 2003–07. Ted Egan was born in Melbourne and settled in the NT in 1949, working in the Department… …   Australian English dictionary

  • égan — see onégan …   Old to modern English dictionary

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