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


Adan has 2 variants: Adin and Adon.

Adan has 23 more relations 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: 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 Birth Names Records, 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 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Adan, Adam, Addie, Addison, 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, 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.