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Meaning and name origin

Gyan \gy()-yan\ as a boy's name is pronounced GYE-en. It is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Gyan is "wisdom, enlightenment". The name is also common in Ghana with the Akan people and is pronounced "jan".

Gyan has 1 variant form: Gyandev.


Gyan is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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Similar Names

Gyan is also pronounced similarly to Gahan, Gawan, Gun, Gunn, Gwayn, Gwin, Gwyn and Gwynn. Other suggested similar baby names are Gehan, Gian and Ryan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gyan.