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What does Adan mean?

Adan Pronunciation of Adan [adan] as a name for boys (also used less commonly as girls' name Adan) is a Hebrew and Gaelic name, and the meaning of the name Adan is "earth; fire". Adan is a variant form of Adam (Hebrew): from "adama". Adan is also a Spanish form of Aden (Gaelic): transcription of Aodh.

Associated with: gaelic, earth, fire.


Adan has 2 variants: Adin and Adon.

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.

Creative forms:
(male) Adad, Adden, ..

(female) Adne, Adnia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adan Chad (A.C.), ..

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)

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 #395 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adan name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Adam (#73 in recent rankings), Aden (#369), Adin (#1842), Adams, Addie and Ad are the prominent varying forms of Adan (#395 in recent rankings). Usage of these relations of Adan was common 4 decades ago (adoption of 1.07%) and is now significantly less (adoption 0.37%, down 65%), with the form Adam falling out of fashion. Adan is the most trendy name for newborns among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adan, Ad, Adam, Adams, Addie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aden, Adin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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