What does Rohan mean?
Rohan /ro-han/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced ro-HAHN. It is of Irish and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Rohan is "red-haired, red; ascending".
Related boy name: Rowan.Kreatif forms: Rahan, Rohanne, Rohanno. [more]
How popular is Rohan?
Rohan is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#11141 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Rohan for boys. Rohan was first listed in 1995 and reached its top rank of #480 in the U.S. in 2004, and is currently at #633. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Rowan (#239 the previous year) is the only other popular alternative form of Rohan (#633 the previous year) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread in 2010 (usage of 0.5685%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.564%, down 0.8%). Rohan (#633) and Rowan (#239) are two of the more trendy boy names in this compilation. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Rohan and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)