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What does Lathan mean?

Lathan Pronunciation of Lathan [lath-an] as a boys' name is pronounced LAY-then. It is of English origin. Rhyming variant of Nathan.


Lathan has 1 variant: Lathen.

3 more different relations via Nathan: Natan, Nathen and Nathon.

Creative forms:
(male) Lathlan, ..

(female) Lathna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lathan Armani (L.A.), ..

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. Demographics)

Lathan entered the list in 1997 and reached its top rank of #931 in the U.S. in 2011, and is currently at #1144. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lathan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lathan outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Nathan (#38 via latest list), Nathen (#1875) and Nathon are the popular variation forms of Lathan (#1144 via latest list). These forms of Lathan were favored as baby names in the year 2004 (adoption of 0.75%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.46%, 39% less).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lathan, Nathan, Nathen, Nathon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nathan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Athan, Cahan, Cathal, Cathan, Dathan, Eachan, Ethan, Gahan, Jahan, Kahan, Laban, Lachlan, Lachman, Ladon, Landan, Larran, Lasean, Lashawn, Latham, Lathom, Lavan, Lawton, Layton, Litten, Litton, Lothar, Lytten, Lytton and Mathian. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lathan.