What does Nan mean?
(female) Nane, Nanne, ..
(male) Naan, Nin, ..
How popular is Nan?
Nan is a very prominent first name for females (#1021 out of 4276, Top 24%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#44895 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Nan for girls. Nan was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #357 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Prominent related forms of Nan are Hannah (#28 in 2014), Fernanda (#528), Anne (#553), Nancy (#752), Ann (#945), Nannette, Nettie, Nanna, Nanny, Nannie, Nancie, Nana, Nanci and Nanette. Usage of these relations of Nan was at its highest during the years 1940-1949 (adoption of 3.2%) and is now much less (adoption 0.6%, 80% less), with versions such as Nanette becoming somewhat dated.