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What does Flannan mean?

Flannan Pronunciation of Flannan [flan-nan] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Flannan is "red, ruddy". Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Flannán, originally a pet form of from Gaelic Flann. The name of an Irish saint.

Related boy name: Flannery.

Associated with: irish, saint.


2 related forms via Flann: Flainn and Flannery.

Creative forms:
(male) Flonan, Frannan, ..

(female) Flanfa, Flanny, ..

Middle name pairings:
Flannan Duane (F.D.), ..

How popular is Flannan?

Flannan is a rare first name for males and a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Flannan has not been ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Annan, Brandan, Brennan, Cannan, Chanan, Chandan, Claran, Claudan, Donnan, Elhanan, Elhannan, Fabian, Fabyan, Faelan, Fagan, Faolan, Farnam, Farran, Favian, Fernan, Fiinean (see Finnian), Finan, Finian, Finna, Finnen, Finnian, Fintan, Fionan, Fionnan, Fionntan, Fiontan, Flavian, Flaviano, Flavien, Flinn, Florian, Floryan, Flynn, Frann, Frannie, Franzen, Franzin, Hanan, Hannan, Janan, Kannan, Kennan, Landan, Mandan, Scanlan, Shanan, Shannan, Tannan, Tiarnan and Yohannan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Flannan.

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