What does Roan mean?
Roan has 1 variant: Rowen▲.Creative forms:
(male) Rodan, Ruan, ..
(female) Roanae, Rone, .. Middle name pairings:
Roan Sylvester (R.S.), ..
How popular is Roan?
Roan is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#9027 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name history of Roan for boys. Roan was first listed in 2003 and reached its apex position of #1399 in the U.S. in the year 2005, and is at #1628 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Roan (#1628 in recent rankings) are Rowan (#219 in recent rankings), Rowen (#647) and Rohan (#667). These relations of Roan were at the height of their popularity in 2015 (usage of 0.14%). Rohan is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Rowan is now higher in the list.
Roan is pronounced similarly to Rain, Raine, Rane, Rayne, Ren, Renne, Rian, Rien, Rion, Roane, Ron▼, Ronn, Roone, Royan, Rune, Ryan▼, Ryen, Ryne▼, Ryon and Ryun. Other recommended names are Boban, Bran, Cian, Conan, Coyan, Doan, Dolan, Ean▲, Edan, Eian, Elan, Han, Ifan, Ilan, Iman, Jan▼, Jovan, Khan, Loman, Nolan▲, Oran▼, Rai, Raj, Ram, Rand, Ras, Ray▼, Read, Roald, Roark, Roban, Robb, Robin▼, Robyn, Roch, Rock, Roe, Rogan, Romain, Roman▲, Romano, Rome, Ronan▲, Ronny▼, Roshan, Ross▼, Roul, Rowl, Roydan, Shan, Stan▼, Tan, Twan, Van and Xan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Roan.See names in meaning and etymology.