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pinWhat does Fan mean?

Fan /fan/ [1 syll.] 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. Compare last name Fin.


Fan has 49 relations via Fanny, Frances: Fanceen, Fancey, Fanchette, Fancie, Fancy, Fanechka, Fania, Fannee, Fanney, Fanni, Fannia, Fannie, Fantine, Fanya, Fran, France, Francee, Franceline, Francene, Francesca, Francess, Francetta, Francette, Francey, Franchesca, Franci, Francia, Francie, Francine, Francisca, Franciska, Francoise, Francyne, Frania, Franie, Frank, Franka, Franki, Frankie, Franky, Franni, Frannie, Franny, Fransabella, Fransabelle, Franzetta, Franzi, Franziska and Fronia.

Kreatif forms: Fanna, Fanne, Fanno. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Prominent alternative forms of Fan (unlisted) are Francesca (#426 last year), Frances (#602), Frank, Frankie, Francisca, Fronia, Francine, Fran, Fannie and Fanny. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4306%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.0972%, down 77.4%), with forms such as Fran, Fannie, Fanny, Francine and Francisca falling out of style. Francesca (#426) is the most fashionable baby name among these, and there is a rekindling in baby name popularity for this name. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Fan and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Fannie, Fanny, Fran, Frances, Francesca in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Francine, Francisca, Frank, Frankie, Fronia in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Fan is pronounced similarly to Faun, Faune, Fawn and Fawne. Other recommended similar baby names are Fae, Faina, Fauna, Fawna, Fay, Fina, Jan, Nan, San and Van. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fan.