What does Nan mean?
Nan▼ has 1 more alternative form via Ann: Annie▼.
Nan is a very prominent first name for females (#1021 out of 4276, Top 24%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#69751 out of 88799, Top 79%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Nan for girls. Nan reached its top rank of #356 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Nan and related names. Prominent related forms of Nan are Hannah (#28 in 2014), Annie (#311), Fernanda (#528), Anne (#553), Nancy (#752), Ann (#945), Nannette, Nettie, Nanette, Nannie, Nana, Nanci and Nancie. Usage of this girl name was at its highest during 1880-1889 and is now much less, with versions such as Nancy, Ann, Anne, Nettie and Nannette becoming somewhat dated. Hannah (#28) and Fernanda (#528) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this list, with Hannah undergoing a rebound in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Nan▼ is pronounced similarly to Nann. Other suggested similar baby names are Fan, Jan▼, Na-, Nani, Nanni, Nat, Nena, Nina, Nona▼, Noni, Nyna, San and Van. These names tend to be less frequently used than Nan.