Kagan Meaning and Origin

Kagan is a boy’s name of Turkish origin, meaning “king, ruler”. In Turkish, “Kagan” is a masculine given name that means “king” or “ruler.” It has Central Asian origins and is often associated with historical figures who held positions of power. In Jewish culture, “Kagan” is a surname that originated from the Hebrew word “kohen,” meaning “priest.” The name was historically associated with the descendants of the priestly caste in Judaism. In some Slavic languages, “Kagan” can be a variant of the name “Kaganovich,” which is a patronymic surname derived from the given name “Kagan.” 

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