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Ean

What does Ean mean?

Ean Pronunciation of 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.

Variations

Ean has 10 variants: Eann, Eian, Eon, Euan, Ewan, Ewen, Iain, Ion, Iwan and Juan.

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)

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

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ean, Eian, Eoin, Evan, Ewan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gian, Hans, Iain, Ian, Ivan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jack, Jan, Jean, Jens, Joao in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johan, John, Jon, Jovan, Juan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Juwan, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Zane in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Eoin, Euan, Evan, Ewan, Iain outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ian, Jack, Jens, Johan, John outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Zane outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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