Degan Family History
Degan Name Meaning
Altered form of German and Dutch Degen . French Canadian: variant of Deganne itself an altered form with fused preposition de ‘of from’ of Gane . Italian (Veneto) and southern French: from Venetian degan Occitan decan ‘dean’ probably denoting someone in the service of a dean. See also Dean . Romanian: probably of Turkish origin of unexplained etymology.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022