Meaning and name origin
Adan \a-dan\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Adan), is of Hebrew and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Adan is "earth; fire". Adan is a variant of Adam (Hebrew): from "adama". Also a variant of Aden (Gaelic): variant of Aodh.
Adan is a somewhat popular first name for males (#752 out of 1220, Top 62%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#13364 out of 88799, Top 15%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Adan for boys. Adan reached its highest rank of #286 in the U.S. in 2004 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Adan and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Adam (#79), Aden (#335), Adan (#373) and Adin. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Adan▲ is also 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, Adamo, Adao, Adar, Addam, Adem, Adham, Adim, Adnah, Adnan, Adom, Aidano, Aitan, Alan▲, Aldan, Aman, Aran and Athan. These names tend to be less commonly used than Adan.