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Adan (girl)

What does Adan mean?

Adan Pronunciation of Adan [adan] as a name for girls (also used more generally as boys' name Adan) is of Old German and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of the name Adan is "noble; fire". Adan is an alternate spelling of Ada (Old German). Adan is also a derivative of Aidan (Gaelic): from Aodh.

Associated with: gaelic, noble, fire.


Adan has 5 variants: Aden, Aiden, Audan, Ayden and Aydenn.

13 more alternative forms via Ada, Aidan: Adda, Addi, Addiah, Addie, Addy, Ade, Adey, Adi, Adia, Adiah, Adie, Aida and Aidah.

Creative forms:
(female) Adas, Anan, ..

(male) Adad, Adden, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adan Kaylee (A.K.), ..

How popular is Adan?

Adan is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#11476 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Adan (unlisted) are Ada (#357 via latest list), Addie (#1122), Aida (#1296), Ayden, Aiden, Adia, Adda and Aidan. Adoption of these forms of Adan was widespread a century ago (adoption of 0.5%) and is now significantly reduced (adoption 0.1%, down 88.1%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ada, Adda, Addie, Adia, Aida in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aidan, Aiden, Ayden in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adan is pronounced similarly to Adeen, Adene, Adin, Adine, Audene, Eadan, Eaden, Eadin, Eden, Edin, Edyn and Idone. Other suggested similar names are Adah, Adair, Adal, Adala, Adali, Adalin, Adana, Adanna, Adara, Adare, Adawna, Addal (see Adalia), Adde, Adeana, Adel, Adena, Adina, Adlai, Ado, Adra, Adrah, Adrian, Aeran, Aidana, Ala, Alah, Alana, Alani, Aldana, Amal, Amani, Anani, Anat, Anda, Aram, Arda, Ardin, Aren, Arin, Arlan, Aryn, Asa, Atal, Auda, Avah, Avana, Ayana, Ayda, Aydana, Ayn, Aza, Dian, Dyan, Eman, Fan, Iman, Jan, Jean, Lean, Nan, Rian, Sean and Sian. These names tend to be more commonly used than Adan.

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