Etymology & Historical Origin of the Baby Name Deegan

Deegan is the transferred use of an Irish surname anglicized from the Old Gaelic “Ó Duibhginn”. The clan name comes from a personal name (Duibhginn) from the Gaelic elements “dubh” meaning “black, dark” and “ceann” meaning “head”. It originated as an ancient byname for someone with a head full of dark hair. The Deegan family name is found mainly in the Midlands region of Ireland. As a given name, Deegan is considered gender-neutral in Australia, but used exclusively as a masculine name in the United States and Canada. Otherwise, this name is not commonly used in any other countries.

All About the Baby Name – Deegan

Personality

OF THE BOY NAME DEEGAN

The number Nine personality represents the completion or ending of the cycle, and a need for perfection. This is the personality that moves from "self" to a greater understanding and compassion for the human condition and the world order. They want to make the world a better place. Nines are capable of great spiritual and humanitarian achievements. They are courageous and fearless, able to fight great battles on behalf of worthy causes. These personalities will not tolerate injustice. They are compassionate people with a strong sensitivity to others. They are able to both educate and inspire. Friendships and relationships are the lifeblood to the Nine, and they place a high value on love and affection. Nines are often exceptionally gifted artistically, and they have a keen imagination and enterprising mind.

Popularity

OF THE BOY NAME DEEGAN

Deegan is a very new entrant on to the list of available American baby boy names currently in circulation. The name only first appeared on the masculine charts in 2008, and has yet to show any promising results. Still, Deegan is charmingly Irish and very surnamey in sound (using Last Names and First Names has remained a strong trend in America for the past 20+ years). Deegan follows the popularity of other Irish last names like Keegan, Teagan, Brogan and Finnegan. These names are snappy, upbeat and friendly. The only thing to be wary of is that these darling sounding Irish surnames are also commonly bestowed on our furry little four-legged friends.

Quick Facts

ON DEEGAN

GENDER:

Boy

ORIGIN:

Gaelic

NUMBER OF SYLLABLES:

2

RANKING POPULARITY:

964

PRONUNCIATION:

DEE-gәn

SIMPLE MEANING:

Dark headed (black-haired)

Characteristics

OF DEEGAN

Multi-talented

Intuitive

Oneness

Idealistic

Philanthropy

Independent

Perfection

Cultural References to the Baby Name – Deegan

Literary Characters

OF THE BABY NAME DEEGAN

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Famous People

NAMED DEEGAN

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Children of Famous People

NAMED DEEGAN

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Historic Figures

WITH THE NAME DEEGAN

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