What does Athan mean?
Athan /ath-an/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the name Athan means "eternal life". Athan is a variant form of Athanasios (Greek). Athon is a popular last name.
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 popularity of Athan for boys. Athan has yet to be listed in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)