What does Jian mean?
Associated with: gracious.
Jian has 1 variant: Juwan▼.
41 more relations via John: Ean▲, Eian, Eion, Euan, Evan, Ewan, Ewen, Gian, Gianni▲, Hans▼, Iain, Ian▲, Ivan▲, Ivann, Iwan, Jack, Jan▼, Janek, Janko, Janne, Janos, Jean▼, Jehan, Jens, Jianni, Joao, Jock, Johan▲, Johann, Johnn, Johon, Jon▼, Jona, Jovan, Juan, Sean▼, Seann, Shane▼, Shaun▼, Shawn▼ and Zane▲.Creative forms:
(male) Jaan, Jaian, ..
(female) Jianz, Jine, .. Middle name pairings:
Jian Franklin (J.F.), ..
How popular is Jian?
Jian is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#42217 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. John (#26 from current records), Jack (#40), Evan (#67), Ian (#76), Juan (#114), Ivan (#138), Sean (#211), Zane (#233), Shane (#295), Shawn (#352), Johan (#553), Gianni (#564), Jon (#737), Shaun (#769), Ean (#977), Jovan (#1154), Jean (#1190), Gian (#1221), Ewan (#1284), Johann (#1292), Hans (#1411), Jan (#1677), Juwan, Jens, Eian, Euan, Iain, Joao and Jock are the prominent related forms of Jian (unlisted). Usage of these forms of Jian was common a century ago (adoption of 8.59%) and is now significantly lower (adoption 2.37%, ▼72.4%), with versions such as Jan becoming somewhat dated. The more fashionable birth names in this list are Ivan, Zane, Gianni, Ian, Ean and Johan. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Jian is pronounced similarly to Jonn and June. Other suggested similar names are Adan▲, Aidan▼, Aitan, Alan▼, Aman, Aran, Ban, Bran, Brian▼, Chan, Cian, Dan▼, Dean, Dilan▲, Doan, Eban, Egan, Eilan, Eitan, Elian, Eman, Eran, Etan, Evian, Finan, Gyan, Han, Idan, Ifan, Ilan, Ja-, Jaap, Jacan, Jacian, Jae, Jahan, Jak, Jalan, Jano, Jaq, Jaran, Javan, Jax▲, Jay▼, Jeran, Jim▼, Jimal, Jimar, Jimi, Jino, Jiro, Jivan, Joab, Joran, Jorn, Julian▲, Jurian, Kean, Khan, Kian▲, Kiean, Kiran, Milan▲, Oran▼, Rian, Ryan▼, Shan, Stian, Tan, Twan, Van, Xan and Zan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jian.See names in meaning and etymology.