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Origin & Meaning

The name Tegan is of Welsh origin.

The meaning of Tegan is "beautiful, fair".  

It is also of Irish origin, where its meaning is "poet, bard".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 850  in baby name popularity for girls with 323 occurrences.  It ranked 1895 in popular baby names for boys with 77 occurrences. 

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The feminine form of Teagan derives from the Welsh word teg meaning "beautiful, fair".

The masculine form of the name may be a transferred use of the Irish surname Tadgh or Taidgh meaning "poet, bard".


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Tegan is a form of the name Tadhg, Taidgh, Teg.

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.