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What does Chanan mean?

Chanan Pronunciation of Chanan [chanan] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Chanan is "God was compassionate".

Associated with: compassionate (gracious).


Chanan has 1 variant: Hanan.

Creative forms:
(male) Cranan, ..

(female) Chaca, Chama, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chanan Tyson (C.T.), ..

How popular is Chanan?

Chanan is a rare given name for men. Chanan is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Chanan has yet to make it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Chanan is alike in pronunciation to Channon, Shanan, Shanen, Shannan, Shannen, Shannon and Shanon. Other suggested similar names are Cadan, Cahan, Calan, Cannan, Cannon, Canon, Canyon, Cavan, Chan, Chance, Chand, Chandak, Chandan, Chane, Chaney, Chang, Chann, Channe, Chano, Chanok, Chanse, Chantz, Chany, Chanze, Chapman, Chasen, Chayan, Chayann, Ciaran, Claran, Conan, Cronan, Elhanan, Janan, Johanan, Shaan, Shann and Shayan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Chanan.

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