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What does Fan mean?

Fan [fan] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the name Fan means "from France". Fan is an alternate form of Fanny (Latin): pet transcription of Frances.

Variations

Fan has 22 relations via Fanny, Frances: Fancey, Fancie, Fancy, Fania, Fannee, Fanney, Fanni, Fannia, Fannie, Fanya, Fran, France, Franci, Frania, Franie, Frank, Franka, Franki, Franky, Franni, Franny and Franzi.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Fanna, Fian, ..

(male) Faney, Fanne, ..

How popular is Fan?

Fan is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#5587 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Fan for girls. Fan reached its highest position of #1850 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fan name in U.S.

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

Prominent alternative forms of Fan are Frances (#602 from recent data), Frank, France, Fran, Fannie and Fanny. These forms of Fan were favored as birth names 94 years ago (average #1063) and are now significantly less common (#1800, down 99%), with forms such as Fannie going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fan, Fannie, Fanny, Fran, France in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frances, Frank in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE FAN

Fan is pronounced similarly to Faun, Faune, Fawn, Fawne, Ffion and Fione. Other recommended names are Fae, Fay, Jan, Nan, San and Van. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fan.


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