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What does Edan mean?

Edan /edan/ as a boys' name is of Scottish, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Edan is "fire". Variant of Aidan. A saint's name.

Associated with: scottish, irish, fire, saint


Edan has 1 variant: Edin.

Affiliated boy name: Eden.

Edan has 10 more different relations via Aidan: Aedan, Aidano, Aiden, Aidyn, Aydan, Ayden, Aydin, Eden, Eidan and Eiden.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Edas, Esan, ..

(female) Edanna, Edne, ..

How popular is Edan?

Edan is a rare given name for men. Edan is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Edan and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Edan (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000 are Aiden (#14 via latest list), Ayden (#74), Aidan (#187), Eden (#601), Aydin (#735), Aydan (#906), Aidyn (#924) and Aedan (#1116). Adoption of these forms of Edan was common a decade ago (average #473) and is almost as conventional today (#569, down 19.5%), but with the form Aidan going out of style. Aidan has been the top favorite, though Aiden is currently ranked higher. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aedan, Aidan, Aiden, Aidyn, Aydan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ayden, Aydin, Eden in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aidan, Aiden, Ayden outside U.S.

Similar Names


Edan is alike in pronunciation to Adan, Aden, Adin, Adon, Auden, Eaden, Eadin, Edon, Edun, Edwin, Edwyn, Edyn, Idan, Odin, Odon and Udayan. Other suggested similar names are Adnan, Alan, Aldan, Ban, Cadan, Cian, Dean, Doan, Eaman, Ean, Eban, Ed, Edd, Eddy, Eder, Edlin, Edmon, Ednan, Edom, Edrian, Edson, Efran, Egan, Egon, Ehsan, Eian, Eilan, Eitan, Elam, Elan, Elden, Eldon, Elman, Elon, Eman, Eran, Erin, Erman, Ernan, Esau, Etan, Ethan, Eton, Euan, Evan, Evann, Ewan, Ewin, Gian, Gyan, Ifan, Ivan, Jian, Kean, Odran, Ryan, Sean, Tan and Twan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Edan.