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Eann

What does Eann mean?

Eann Pronunciation of Eann [eann] as a boys' name means "God is gracious". Eann is a version of Eion (Irish, Hebrew): version of John via Ian.

Associated with: gracious.

Variations

Eann has 4 variants: Ean, Eon, Iain and Ion.

Creative forms:
(male) Eanah, Eunn, ..

(female) Eana, Eany, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eann German (E.G.), ..

How popular is Eann?

Eann is an unusual first name for men. Eann is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Eann (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Ean (#977 the previous year), Iain and Ian (#76). Other variants, like Eon, are seldom used. These relations of Eann were at the peak of their popularity 10 years ago (average #770) and are almost as common today (#1017, 18% less usage). Ean and Ian are two of the more fashionable names for newborns among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ean, Iain, Ian in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Iain, Ian outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eann is alike in pronunciation to Eian, Enne, Eoin, Euan, Euen, Ewan, Ewen, Ewin, Ewynn, Iwan, Juan, Owain, Owen, Owin, Owynn, Wain, Wayn, Wayne, Win, Winn, Wyn, Wynn, Wynne and Yann. Other recommended names are Alann, Benn, Brann, Chann, Conn, Dann, Donn, Eaden, Eadin, Eagan, Eagen, Eaman, Eamon, Earl, Eaton, Edan, Eden, Edin, Ednan, Edon, Edun, Egann (see Egan), Elan, Elon, Eman, Enno, Eran, Ern, Ernan, Ernin, Erno, Etan, Eton, Eunan, Evann, Evans, Even, Evin, Evyn, Finn, Frann, Fynn, Jonn, Kenn, Lonn, Mann, Penn, Seann, Shann, Vann and Zann. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eann.

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