What does Tannen mean?
Tannen [tan-nen] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Tannen is "leather maker". Tannen is an alternate spelling of Tanner (Old English). Tannen is also a variation of Tannon.
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How popular is Tannen?
Tannen is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#64934 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. The only popular related form of Tannen (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 is Tanner (#224 in 2015). Other variants, like Tansen, are seldom used. This relation of Tannen reached the peak of its popularity 2 decades ago (#82) and has become much less widespread since (#224, 63.9% less usage). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Tannen is alike in pronunciation to Tienan, Tynan, Tynen, Tynin, Tynnen, Tynnin and Tynon. Other recommended names are Banner, Brannen, Cannan, Cannon▲, Dannel, Finnen, Gannet, Gannon▲, Hannan, Hannes, Hansen, Janne, Jansen, Janzen, Kannan, Kannen, Kannon▲, Landen, Manten (see Manton), Shannen, Talen▼, Tallen, Tamsen, Tandey, Tanton, Taren, Tarren, Tayten and Tennent. Like Tannen, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.