What 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.
(male) Adad, Alan, ..
(female) Adanne, Adne, ..
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 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #286 in the U.S. in the year 2004, and is at #373 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Adam (#79 in recent rankings), Aden (#335), Adin (#1733), Adams, Addie and Ad are the prominent varying forms of Adan (#373 in recent rankings). Usage of these relations of Adan was common 3 decades ago (adoption of 1.07%) and is now significantly less (adoption 0.38%, down 65%), with the form Adam falling out of fashion. Adan and Aden are two of the more trendy names for newborns among these.
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 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.