What does Lathan mean?
Lathan /lath-an/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced LAY-then. It is of English origin. Rhyming variant of Nathan.
Lathan has 1 variant: Lathen.more]
How popular is Lathan?
Lathan is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#9684 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Lathan for boys. Lathan entered the list in 2010 and reached its top rank of #931 in the U.S. in 2011, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Nathan (#38 a year ago), Nathen, Nate and Nat are the popular variation forms of Lathan. Variants like Natan are seldom used. These boy names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.2592%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.1924%, 25.8% less), with the versions Nathen and Nat becoming less trendy. Nathan (#38) is the most trendy name for newborns in this list, and there is also a resurgence in birth name popularity for this name. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Lathan and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)