Meaning and Origin of Onan - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Onan

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Turkish : Wealthy

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Variant of Irish Oonan, itself a variant of Honeen (see Honan 2).
  • Alexander Onan (born in Ireland in about 1793) came to Kent Co., MI, in the early 19th century.