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What does Edan mean?

Edan Pronunciation of 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.

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

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

(female) Edne, Ednia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Edan Aaiden (E.A.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Edan (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000 are Aiden (#13 via latest list), Ayden (#87), Aidan (#185), Eden (#503), Aydin (#802), Aydan (#961), Aidyn (#1098) and Aedan (#1135). Adoption of these forms of Edan was common a decade ago (average #473) and is almost as conventional today (#598, down 21.7%), but with the form Aidan going out of style. Aidan has been the top favorite, though Aiden is currently ranked higher. (2015 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.

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