Tegan name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tegan

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Iowa, U.S. says the name Tegan means "Beautiful, fair, poet".
  2. 2 submissions from the United States and Ireland agree the name Tegan means "The name Tegan means loved one or fair" and is of Welsh origin.
  3. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Tegan is of Welsh origin and means "loved one or fair".
  4. A user from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Tegan is of Welsh origin and means "Beautiful, or fair".
  5. According to a user from New York, U.S., the name Tegan is of Welsh origin and means "Fair one or beloved".
  6. According to 2 people from the United Kingdom and Australia, the name Tegan is of Welsh origin and means "Beautiful".
  7. According to a user from Pennsylvania, U.S., the name Tegan is of American origin and means "Beautiful, kind, queen".
  8. A submission from Ohio, U.S. says the name Tegan means "Beautiful like a doe".
  9. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Tegan is of Welsh origin and means "Beloved".
  10. According to a user from Canada, the name Tegan is of Celtic origin and means "little poet".
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  • (female): 20th-century coinage from Welsh tegan (“toy, darling”).
  • (surname): Transferred use of Irish Ó Tadhgáin, a surname.
  • (male): From Teagan, from a diminutive of Irish Tadhg.
  1. A female given name from Welsh.
  2. A male given name from Irish. Alternative form of Teagan
  3. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Tegan

Notable Persons Named Tegan

Tegan Jade Martin

She holds the title Miss Universe Australia 2014 and Miss Universe Australia. Tegan was born on September 7th, 1992 in Newcastle, New South Wales.

Tegan Moss

Tegan Moss is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1993. Tegan was born on February 7th, 1985 in Vancouver.

Tegan Higginbotham

Tegan was given the name Tegan Marie Higginbotham in Dandenong, Victoria, Australia.

Tegan Summer

Tegan Summer is a film producer, screenwriter, actor, and producer. Tegan was born in London.

Tegan Bennett Daylight

Tegan Bennett Daylight is a writer.

Tegan Philip

Tegan was born on September 3rd, 1988.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tegan U.S.
  White 95.24% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tegan

People with the last name Tegan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tegan

  • How Popular is the name Tegan? Tegan is the 2,901st most popular name of all time. As a last name Tegan was the 118,185th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tegan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,239 babies born with the first name Tegan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tegan to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tegan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Tegan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tegan was in 2011 with a total of 350 babies.
  • Random Tegan Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tegan is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Michigan have the same name in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Tegan: The name spelled backwards is Naget. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Taeng. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tegan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 147 people with the last name Tegan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tegan? Tegan is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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