Meaning and name origin
Nan is a very popular first name for females (#1021 out of 4276, Top 24%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#69751 out of 88799, Top 79%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Nan for girls. Nan reached its highest rank of #356 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Nan and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Hannah (#28), Fernanda (#528), Nancy (#752), Ann (#945), Nannette, Nettie, Nanette, Nannie, Nanci, Nan, Nana and Nancie. (2014 statistics).
Nan▼ is also 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 commonly used than Nan.