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What does Cadfan mean?

Cadfan Pronunciation of Cadfan [cad-fan] as a boys' name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Cadfan is "battle peak". From "cad ban". Saint Cadfan from Brittany founded a monastery on Bardsey Island in the fifth century. According to a Welsh poem, 20000 saints lie buried there.

Associated with: battle (war), peak (mountain), monastery.


Creative forms:
(male) Cadian, ..

(female) Cadlan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cadfan Maximilian (C.M.), ..

How popular is Cadfan?

Cadfan is a rare given name for males and an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Cadfan has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adan, Aedan, Bradan, Cadan, Cadbee, Cadbie (see Cadby), Cadby, Caden, Cadfael, Cadman, Cadmar, Cadmos (see Cadmus), Cadogan, Cadon, Cadyn, Caedan, Caelan, Caesar, Cahan, Caidan, Caidon, Cain, Cairn, Cajetan, Calan, Callan, Calvin, Camdin, Cannan, Canon, Caolain, Caolan, Carman, Carmen, Carsan, Carsen, Carwyn, Cathan, Cavan, Caydan, Cayden, Chan, Chanan, Coffin, Cowan, Dacian, Dagan, Daquan, Dasean, Daylan, Edan, Eidan, Fabyan, Gaelan, Gaetan, Galan, Garran, Haddan, Haldan, Jadrian, Jahan, Jalan, Javan, Kadan, Kaydan, Kayvan, Lathan, Marlan, Naman, Ogdan, Radwan, Rodman, Tarran, Taylan and Tazman. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cadfan.

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