What does Athan mean?
Athan [athan] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the name Athan means "eternal life". Athan is a variant form of Athanasios (Greek).
Athan has 1 different relation via Athanasios: Thano.Kreatif forms:
(male) Athar, Athay, ..
(female) Athal, Athna, ..
How popular is Athan?
Athan is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#64385 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name statistics of Athan for boys. Athan entered the list in 2006 and reached its peak position of #1364 in the U.S. in 2012, and is presently at #1733. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Athanasios is the only other prominent variation form of Athan (#1733 from recent data) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Athan was common less than a decade ago (median #1682) and is somewhat less today.
Athan is pronounced similarly to Ethan▲ and Ethen. Other recommended names are Aaran, Abran, Achav, Adan▲, Adham, Adnan, Aedan, Ahab, Ahran, Ahsan, Aidan▼, Aitan, Akshan, Alan▼, Alban, Aldan, Allan▼, Altman, Alvan, Aman, Annan, Antuan, Antwan▼, Aran, Arian▲, Arlan, Arman, Arnan, Arran, Ashlan, Aslan, Athens, Athol, Athos, Atlas▲, Auban, Autha, Aydan, Ayman, Cahan, Cathan, Chan, Dathan, Etan, Gahan, Gehan, Jahan, Jehan, Johan▲, Kahan, Khan, Lathan, Nathan, Othman, Rohan▲, Shan, Sohan, Stan▼ and Stian. These names tend to be more commonly used than Athan.See names in meaning and etymology.