What does Jan mean?
Related boy name: Yann.
Jan▼ has 27 more related variations via Janson, John: Ean▼, Eian, Euan, Evan▲, Ewan, Gian, Iain, Ian▲, Ivan, Iwan, Jack, Janko, Janne, Janse, Jean▼, Jehan, Jens, Jian, Joao, Johan▲, Jon▼, Jona, Jovan▼, Juan, Juwan▼, Sean▲ 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. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity 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 Birth Names Statistics, 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), Johan (#579), Jon (#675), Ean (#997), Jovan, Juwan, Ewan, Euan, Hans, Iain, Jean and Jens. Usage of these boy names reached its highest in 2004 (usage of 0.4679%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.395%, down 15.6%), with versions such as Ean, Jon, Jovan, Jean and Hans becoming somewhat dated. The trendier birth names among these are Zane (#224), Ian (#77), Evan (#58), Sean (#193) and Johan (#579), with Evan undergoing a revival in popularity. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Jan and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Jan▼ is alike in pronunciation to Jonn and June▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Ban, Dan▼, Han, Ja-, Jae, Jahan, Jai, Jak, Jame, Janna, Jaq, Jax▲, Jay▼, Jem, Jeno, Jim▼, Jino, Man, Tan, Van▼, Xan and Zan. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jan.