First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Eoin mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Eoin

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 3 people from the United Kingdom and Ireland, the name Eoin is of Irish origin and means "God is gracious".
  2. According to a user from Sweden, the name Eoin is of Celtic origin and means "Prince".
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Notable Persons Named Eoin

Notable Persons Named Eoin

Eoin Macken

Eoin Macken is an actor, model, and author. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Eoin was given the name Eoin Christopher Macken on February 21st, 1983 in Dublin.

Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan is a cricketer. Eoin was born on September 10th, 1986 in Dublin.

Eoin Colfer

Eoin Colfer is a children's fantasy, science fiction, adventure novels, children's literature, and adventure fiction writer. He has had major accomplishments since 1998. Eoin was born on May 14th, 1965 in Wexford, Ireland.

Eoin Doyle

Eoin Doyle is a soccer player for the Preston North End F.C., Shelbourne F.C., Cherry Orchard F.C., Crumlin United F.C. (Northern Ireland), Shamrock Rovers F.C., Sligo Rovers F.C., Hibernian F.C., Chesterfield F.C., and Cardiff City F.C. Eoin was born on March 12th, 1988 in Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

Eoin O'Duffy

Eoin O'Duffy was a Commissioner of the Garda Síochána, Teachta Dála, and Commissioner of theGarda Síochána. Eoin was born on October 20th, 1892 in Lough Egish, Monaghan, Ireland. He passed away on November 30th, 1944.

Eoin MacNeill

Eoin MacNeill was a Ceann Comhairle of Dáil Éireann, Member of the, Minister for Education, Ceann ComhairleofDáil Éireann, Minister for Industries, Minister for Finance, Teachta Dála, House of Commons of Northern Ireland, Skills, and Minister for Finance (Ireland). Eoin was born on May 15th, 1867 in Glenarm, County Antrim, Ireland. He passed away on October 15th, 1945.

  • Eoin Ó Broin
    Teachta Dála
  • Eoin Reddan
  • Eoin Bradley
    Soccer Player
  • Eoin Hand
    Soccer Player
  • Eoin Griffin
  • Ian McKay
    Environmental Writer
  • Eoin 'Bomber' Liston
    Gaelic Games Player
  • Eoin Brosnan
  • Eoin Murphy
  • Eoin Mullen

Notable Persons With the Last Name Eoin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Eoin

Seán Mac Eoin

Seán Mac Eoin is a military person.

Tomás Mac Eoin

Tomás Mac Eoin is a sean-nós song farmer, writer, and composer. Tomás was born Tomás Mac Eoin in 1937 in Carraroe.

Gearoid Mac Eoin

Gearoid Mac Eoin is a lecturer, professor of old, middle irish, and celtic philology. He was most active from 1957 to 1959. Gearoid was born on January 25th, 1929.

Gilla Crist Ua Mael Eoin

He passed away in 1127.


Fun Facts about the name Eoin

  • How Popular is the name Eoin? Eoin is the 9,259th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Eoin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,285 babies born with the first name Eoin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eoin to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eoin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Eoin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eoin is Wednesday, September 12th, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Eoin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eoin was in 2003 with a total of 63 babies.
  • Random Eoin Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eoin is not a popular baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Massachusetts have the same name in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Eoin: The name spelled backwards is Nioe. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Oeni. How do you pronounce that?
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