What does Adnan mean?
Adnan [ad-nan] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Adnan is "settler". Adnan was a descendant of Ismail (Ishmael), one of the sons of the biblical patriarch Ibrahim (Abraham). He and his descendants "settled" in the northern region of the Arabian peninsula in ancient times. Arms magnate Adnan Khashoggi.
(male) Abnan, Agnan, ..
(female) Adnanna, Adnanni, ..
How popular is Adnan?
Adnan is an uncommon given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#88083 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name statistics of Adnan for boys. Adnan was first listed in 1990 and reached its highest position of #1440 in the U.S. in the year 2001, and is at #1758 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Adnan is alike in pronunciation to Adnon and Ednan. Other recommended names are Aaran, Abna, Abnar, Abran, Adal, Adam▼, Adan▲, Adao, Adar, Addam, Aden, Adham, Adin, Adiran, Adlai, Adlar, Adlin, Admon, Adnah, Adnet, Adney, Adnot, Adon, Adrain, Adrean, Adrian▲, Adrin, Adron, Adryan, Adya, Aedan, Ahran, Ahsan, Aidan▼, Aitan, Alan▼, Alban, Aldan, Allan▼, Alvan, Aman, Amnon, Annan, Aran, Ardian, Arian▲, Arlan, Arman, Arnan, Arnat (see Arnett), Arnau, Arnon, Arran, Aslan, Athan, Auban, Aydan, Ayman, Conan, Edan, Ernan, Eunan, Finan, Hanan, Idan, Janan, Kenan, Odran, Ronan▲ and Tynan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Adnan.