What does Adan mean?
Adan /adan/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys (also used less commonly as girls' name Adan). Adan's name origins are Hebrew and Gaelic, and the meaning of the name Adan is "earth; fire". Adan is a variant transcription of Adam (Hebrew): from "adama". Adan is also a variant of Aden (Gaelic): transcription of Aodh.
Adan▲ has 23 more related variations via Adam, Aden: Ad, Adamo, Adams, Adao, Addam, Addams, Addem, Addie▼, Addis, Addison▼, Addy, Ade, Adem, Adham, Adhamh, Adim, Adnet, Adnon, Adnot, Adom, Atim, Atkins and Edom.Kreatif forms: Aaadan, Adanaa, Adanni. [more]
How popular is Adan?
Adan is a somewhat popular first name for males (#752 out of 1220, Top 62%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#11476 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Adan for boys. Adan was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #286 in the U.S. in the year 2004, and is at #373 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Adam (#79 in 2014), Aden (#335), Adin, Addie and Addison are the prominent varying forms of Adan (#373 in 2014). Usage of these boy names reached its apex in 2006 (usage of 0.4712%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.3688%, down 21.7%), with the forms Addison and Addie becoming less fashionable. Adam (#79), Adan (#373) and Aden (#335) are three of the more trendy names for newborns among these, with Adam going through a resurgence in usage. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Adan and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Adan▲ is pronounced similarly to Aedan▼, Aidan▲, Aiden▲, Aidyn▼, Auden, Aydan▼, Ayden▲, Aydin▲, Edan, Eden▲, Edin, Edon, Edun, Edyn, Eidan, Idan, Odin▲ and Odon. Other suggested similar baby names are Adal, Adar, Adnah, Adnan, Aidano, Aitan, Alan▲, Aldan, Aman, Aran and Athan. These names tend to be less commonly used than Adan.