Tegan

Tegan - A very unique female name



  Mar 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tegan, meaning fair, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1977 on position #2904. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tegan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tegan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Tegan. The baby girl name Tegan was given to 201 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1000 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,031 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tegan peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2011 on position 781.



Famous with this name

Tegan Crowley
Tegan Moss
Tegan West


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Tegan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tegan is currently topping the baby name charts in Nebraska at position #431 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,561.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Tegan is where you live.


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Tegan origin and meaning

Tegan is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means fair. To see famous people named Tegan, pop culture references for the name Tegan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Tegan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Tegan, sorted by popularity.

Teagan / Tashina / Tijuana / Tajuana / Tasneem / Tashana / Teegan / Tashawna / Tasnim / Tichina /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121000
2011781
2010918
20091057
20081027
20071453
20061689
20051590
20041559
20031579
20022273
20011758
20002123
19992406
19982861
19972043
19962481
19953264
19942944
19932900
19922440
19913163
19901836
19891575
19881577
19871425
19861207
19851182
19841485
19832240
19803136
19792654
19772904

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nebraska431
Colorado432
Arkansas490
Iowa501
Washington582
Minnesota620
Pennsylvania624
Indiana711
Virginia725
Wisconsin757
Ohio838
Missouri914
Illinois1058
Arizona1078
Florida1201
Tennessee1224
Georgia1263
California1290
New Jersey1355
Michigan1385
Texas1464
New York2561

Even more about Tegan


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Tegan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Tegan?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2011
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Tegan
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 7,031
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1977
2012 births +201

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