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What does Nachman mean?

Nachman Pronunciation of Nachman as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Nachman is "comforter".

ASSOCIATED WITH Na-, -man, comforter


VARIANTS Menachem, Menahem, Nacham, Nachmann, Nahum



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How popular is Nachman?

Nachman is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#30443 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Menachem (#1123 IN 2015) and Nahum are the popular variation forms of Nachman (NOT RANKED) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Nachman were at the apex of their popularity 8 years ago (MEDIAN #1360) and are somewhat less popular today. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Menachem, Nahum in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nachman and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Cadman, Cahan, Carman, Cathan, Cochran, Dacian, Daman, Dathan, Dayman, Eachan, Eaman, Eastman, Gahan, Garman, Garrman (see Garman), Hackman, Harman, Hartman, Jacan, Jacian, Jackman, Jahan, Jarman, Kahan, Kalman, Karman, Kaufman, Lachlan, Lachman, Lachmann, Lakshman, Lathan, Lehman, Mathian, Mochan, Naaman, Nachshon, Nachson, Nachum, Naman, Nashua, Natan, Nathan, Nathen, Nathon, Neuman, Newman, Nishan, Norman, Othman, Parkman, Rayman, Salman, Tasman, Tazman, Wakeman and Zalman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nachman.

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