What does Tan mean?
(male) Tean, Tin, ..
(female) Tain, Tin, .. Middle name pairings:
Tan Keagan (T.K.), ..
How popular is Tan?
Tan is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#1530 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Tan (unlisted) is Tanner (#224 from current records). Adoption of this form of Tan was well-received among parents 18 years ago (adoption of 0.2%) and has become significantly less since (adoption 0.1%, 64% less). (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Tan is alike in pronunciation to Teun, Thaine, Ton, Toon, Tune, Twain, Twaine, Twan and Twayn. Other recommended names are Ban, Dan▼, Ean▲, Han, Ian▲, Jan▼, Man, Tab, Tad, Taj▲, Tal, Tam, Tau, Tay, Taz, Van, Xan and Zan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tan.See names in meaning and etymology.