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Chayan (girl)

What does Chayan mean?

Chayan Pronunciation of Chayan [chayan] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Chayan) is of Native American Indian derivation, and Chayan means "unintelligible speakers". Chayan is an alternate form of Cheyenne (Native American Indian): from the French name "shaiyena".


Chayan has 7 variants: Chayanne, Cheyanne, Chyanne, Shayan, Shayanne, Shyann and Shyanne.

2 more different relations via Cheyenne: Cheyanna and Chiana.

Creative forms:
(female) Chayle, Chayma, ..

(male) Chayon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chayan Daphne (C.D.), ..

How popular is Chayan?

Chayan is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Chayan is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Chayan (outside Top 2000) are Cheyanna, Cheyanne (#1419 a year ago), Cheyenne (#347), Chyanne, Shyann and Shyanne (#1561). These forms of Chayan were favored by parents in the year 1996 (median #723) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1554, 83.2%), with forms such as Cheyenne becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cheyanna, Cheyanne, Cheyenne, Chyanne, Shyann, Shyanne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cheyenne outside U.S.

Similar Names

Chayan is pronounced similarly to Shan, Shaun and Shayne. Other suggested similar names are Cain, Cama, Chaanah, Chaba, Chabah, Chalon, Chana, Chanae, Chanah, Chanee, Chaney, Chanha, Chani, Chania, Chaniya, Chaniyah, Channa, Channah, Chanya, Chanyah, Chara, Charin, Charmyan, Chava, Chaya, Chayka, Chayney, Chenay, China, Chuma, Chyna, Chynna, Ciana, Ciaran, Cyn, Rhaya, Rhyan, Sharan, Shaya and Shayana. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chayan.