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Boy Names Ending with -han

Han ending baby names and what they mean, with 38 results. -han names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names were at the top of their popularity in 2002 (USAGE OF 2.8%) and are somewhat less common today (USAGE 1.7%, 41%), with names like Jonathan becoming less fashionable. Johan (#464) is the most trendy boy name in this compilation, while Mahan (TOP 1%) and Nhan (15%) are common -han last names.

-han names

Abrahan - Kernaghan | Khan - Zephan

Abrahan - Kernaghan

Form of Abraham. Based on Hebrew word. "Father of a multitude (of nations)." Unconventional, but Abrahan is similar to popular last names Achan (TOP 78%), Astrachan (89%), which also end with -han. See also Abrian.

Stems fr. Sanskrit language. "Eye." Rare as a boys' name.


Form of Athanasios. Derivative of Greek element. "Eternal life." Athan became more trendy in 2016, rising +3 positions as a birth name to reach #1730. See also Aitan.

Kahan, Cathan1, Cahan
Var. of Kane. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Battle." Cohan is a marginally prominent boys' name.

Origin fr. Gaelic language. "Battle." Cathan is unique as a birth name. See also Caedan.

Stems fr. Spanish, Hebrew words. "God is gracious." Chann (TOP 38%), Chad (28%) are common last names. See also Cheny.

From Hindi, Sanskrit languages. "Vision." Darshan is rare as a men's name. See also Dargan.


From Hebrew word. .. Biblical. Less common today. Dathan was last listed in the 1970s in the Top 2000. See also Daytan.

Based on Hindi. "Of the nation." Not in popularity charts. See also Dasean.

Var. of Eachann. Based on Scottish, Gaelic. "Horse brown." Outside Top 2000. See also Eoghan.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -han names: Athan, Dathan, Ethan, Johan, Johnathan, Jonathan

Root fr. Gaelic. "Born of yew." A rare children's name. See also Egan.


Based on Hebrew word. "Firmness, long-lived." Usage of Ethan as a birth name in 2016 was 7.3% less than 2015. See also Eidan.

Gahan, var. Gehan
.. Cartoonist Gahan Wilson. Gahan and Gehan are rare as boys' names.

Root fr. Hindi element. "Garden." Gilshan and Goshan are creative forms.

Form of Hans. From Scandinavian, German, Danish, Hebrew elements. "God is gracious." Unique, with the androgynous-sounding -an ending for Han, like Hofman. See also Hai.

Jahan, var. Jehan1
Based on Hindi, Sanskrit elements. "The world." Jahan and Jehan were not Top birth names in 2016.

John and variants

Johan, Jehan2
Var. of John. Source fr. Hebrew language. "God is gracious." Johan is commonly used as a boys' name compared to Jehan.

Jonathan and variants

Jonathan, var. Johnathan
Derivative of Hebrew element. "Gift of God." Usage of Jonathan and Johnathan as boys' names in 2016 was 8.2% less than a year ago.

Var. of Keegan. Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Small flame; ardent." Unique, with the -an suffix for Keeghan, like Kernaghan, Keelan.

Kernaghan, var. Kernohan, Carnahan
Source fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Victorious." Kernaghan, Carnahan and Kernohan are not Top 2000 names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -han names for boys.

1. Abrahan - Kernaghan
Abraham [Abrahan], Akshan, Athanasios [Athan], Kane [Kahan, Cahan, Cathan], Cathan, Chan, Darshan, Dathan, Deshan, Eachann [Eachan], Eoghan, Ethan, Gahan [Gehan], Gulshan, Hans [Han], Jahan [Jehan], John [Johan, Jehan], Jonathan [Johnathan], Keegan [Keeghan], Kernaghan [Kernohan, Carnahan]

Khanh [Khan], Lathan, Mochan, Monahan, Nathan, Nathaniel [Nathan], Nishan, Rowan [Rohan], Rohan, Roshan, Shan, Shanahan, Sheehan, Sohan, Stephen [Stephan], Strahan [Strachan], Vaughn [Vaughan], Zephaniah [Zephan]

Usage comparison for -han names