What does Jan mean?
Related boy name: Yann.
Jan▼ has 51 more relations via Janson, John: Anno, Ean▼, Eian, Eion, Euan, Evan▲, Ewan, Ewen, Gian, Hanno, Hansl, Iain, Ian▲, Ivan, Ivann, Iwan, Jack, Jacky▼, Jancsi, Janko, Janne, Janse, Jansen, Janzen, Jean▼, Jehan, Jens, Jian, Jianni, Joao, Jock, Johan▲, Johann, Johnn, Johon, Jon▼, Jona, Jovan▼, Juan, Juwan▼, Sean▲, Seann, Shane▲, Shaun▼, Shawn▲, Vanek, Vanko, Vanya, Yanni, Yanno and Zane▲.more]
How popular is Jan?
Jan is a very prominent first name for males (#489 out of 1220, Top 40%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#14995 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name statistics of Jan for boys. Jan entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its apex rank of #271 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
Prominent alternative forms of Jan are John (#26 last year), Jack (#41), Evan (#58), Ian (#77), Juan (#98), Ivan (#132), Sean (#193), Zane (#224), Shane (#277), Shawn (#323), Johan (#579), Jon (#675), Shaun (#742), Ean (#997), Juwan, Jovan, Jens, Hans, Ewan, Euan, Iain, Jacky, Jean and Johann. Adoption of these forms of Jan was common among parents in the 1980s (adoption of 0.473%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.382%, ▼19%), but with versions such as Jean becoming somewhat dated. Zane, Ian, Evan, Sean, Shane, Johan and Shawn, with Evan undergoing a revival in popularity.
Thinking of names?
Jan▼ is alike in pronunciation to Gene▼, Jonn and June▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Ban, Dan▼, Han, Ja-, Jae, Jai, Jak, Jaq, Jax▲, Jay▼, Man, Tan, Van▼, Xan and Zan. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jan.