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pinWhat does Adan mean?

Adan /adan/ 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 form, with the suffix -n, of Adam (Hebrew): from "adama". Adan is also a Spanish form of Aden (Gaelic): transcription of Aodh.


Adan has 2 variants: Adin and Adon.

Adan has 21 more relations via Adam, Aden: Ad, Adamo, Adams, Adao, Addam, Addams, Addem, Addie, Addis, Addy, Ade, Adem, Adham, Adhamh, Adim, Adnet, Adnon, Adnot, Adom, Atim and Edom.

Kreatif forms: Adanau, Adanna, Auadan. [more]

pinHow 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 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Adan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adan outside U.S.

Adam (#79 in recent rankings), Aden (#335), Adin and Addie are the prominent varying forms of Adan (#373 in recent rankings). Usage of these relations of Adan was common a decade ago (adoption of 0.478%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.443%, down 7%), but with the form Addie falling out of fashion. Adam, Adan and Aden are three of the more trendy names for newborns among these, with Adam going through a resurgence in usage.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Adan, Adam, Addie, Aden, Adin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adam outside U.S.

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Adan is pronounced similarly to Aedan, Aidan, Aiden, Aidyn, Auden, Aydan, Ayden, Aydin, Eaden, Eadin, Edan, Eden, Edin, Edon, Edun, Edwin, Edwyn, Edyn, Eidan, Eiden, Idan, Odin, Odon and Udayan. Other suggested similar baby names are Aaran, Abad, Abran, Adair, Adal, Adar, Adlin, Admon, Adnah, Adnan, Adrian, Adrin, Ahsan, Aidano, Aitan, Alan, Alban, Aldan, Alden, Aldin, Allan, Alun, Alvan, Aman, Amon, Amyn, Andon, Aram, Aran, Arda, Ardal, Ardian, Aren, Arin, Arman, Arnan, Asad, Asen, Athan, Avon, Ayman, Azam, Ean, Eian, Ewan, Fran, Ivan, Jean, Juan, Shan and Tan. These names tend to be less commonly used than Adan.