What does Ean mean?
Ean [ean] as a boys' name is a Hebrew name, and the name Ean means "God is gracious". Ean is an alternate form of Eion (Irish, Hebrew): form of John via Ian. Ean is also a form of Eoin (Irish, Gaelic, Hebrew).
Associated with: gracious.
35 more related forms via Eion, Eoin, Ian, John: Anno, Evan, Gian, Hanno, Hans▼, Hansl, Ivan▲, Ivann, Jack, Jan▼, Janek, Janko, Janne, Janos, Jean▼, Jehan, Jens, Jian, Joao, Johan▲, Jon▼, Jona, Jovan, Juwan▼, Sean▼, Seann, Shane▼, Shaun▼, Shawn▼, Vanek, Vanko, Vanya, Yanni, Yanno and Zane▲.Creative forms:
(male) Enio, Enn, ..
(female) Eane, Ene, .. Middle name pairings:
Ean Malakhi (E.M.), ..
How popular is Ean?
Ean is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#96918 out of 150436, Top 64%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Ean was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #760 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is at #977 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Ean (#977 in 2015) appearing in the Top 2000 are John (#26 in 2015), Jack (#40), Evan (#67), Ian (#76), Juan (#114), Ivan (#138), Sean (#211), Zane (#233), Shane (#295), Shawn (#352), Johan (#553), Jon (#737), Shaun (#769), Jovan (#1154), Jean (#1190), Gian (#1221), Ewan (#1284), Hans (#1411), Jan (#1677), Euan, Eoin, Eian, Juwan, Jens, Iain and Joao. Adoption of these forms of Ean was at its apex during 1880-1889 (median #1517) and is now significantly diminished (#982, ▼73%), with versions such as Juwan becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable names for newborns here are Ivan, Zane, Ian, Ean and Johan.
Ean▲ is pronounced similarly to Enne, Euen, Ewin, Ewynn, Ieuan, Owain, Owen▲, Owin, Wain, Wayn, Wayne▼, Win, Winn, Wyn, Wynn and Yann. Other recommended names are Ban, Dan▼, Eban, Edan, Egan, Elan, Eman, Eran, Ern, Etan, Han, Man, Tan, Van, Xan and Zan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ean.See names in meaning and etymology.