What does Iwan mean?
Associated with: gracious.
(male) Inan, Iwana, ..
(female) Iwaya, .. Middle name pairings:
Iwan Stellan (I.S.), ..
How popular is Iwan?
Iwan is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#46839 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. John (#26 via latest list), Evan (#67), Ian (#76), Juan (#114), Ivan (#138), Sean (#211), Zane (#233), Shane (#295), Shawn (#352), Johan (#553), Jon (#737), Shaun (#769), Ean (#977), Jovan (#1154), Jean (#1190), Gian (#1221), Ewan (#1284), Hans (#1411), Jan (#1677), Euan, Eian, Iain, Joao and Juwan are the prominent related forms of Iwan (unlisted). These relations of Iwan were popular as baby names a century ago (adoption of 8.3%) and have become significantly less conventional since (adoption 1.9%, down 77.4%), with versions like Juwan falling out of fashion. The trendier birth names in this list are Ivan, Zane, Ian, Ean and Johan. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Iwan is pronounced similarly to Eann, Eoin, Eon, Euen, Ewin, Ewynn, Ieuan, Ion, Owain, Owen▲, Owin, Owynn, Wain, Wayn, Win, Winn, Wyn, Wynn and Yann. Other suggested similar names are Adan▲, Alan▼, Aman, Aran, Ban, Bran, Chan, Cian, Cowan, Dean, Doan, Dowan, Eban, Edan, Egan, Elan, Eran, Fran, Gyan, Han, Idan, Iefan, Ihab, Ihsan, Ilan, Ilar, Ilon, Imad, Iman, Imani, Inar, Inman, Ira▼, Irwyn, Isa, Isac, Isak, Itai, Ivar, Iven, Ivon, Iyar, Izak, Khan, Kian▲, Man, Oran▼, Rian, Roan, Rowan▲, Ryan▼, Stan▼, Tan, Twan, Van and Xan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Iwan.See names in meaning and etymology.