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What does Athan mean?

Athan Pronunciation of 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).

ASSOCIATED WITH -than, greek, life



(male) Athar, ..

(female) Athal, ..

Athan Yariel (A.Y.), ..

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)

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)

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

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

Which version is better?

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Athan, Athanasios in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Athan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Athan is pronounced similarly to Ethan and Ethen. Other recommended sound-alike 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.

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