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What does Zann mean?

Zann Pronunciation of Zann [zann] as a boys' name means "man's defender". Zann is an alternate form of Zander (Slavic, Greek): short variation of Alexander.

Associated with: defender.


Zann has 1 variant: Zan.

1 more alternative form via Zander: Zandro.

Creative forms:
(male) Zenn, Zunn, ..

(female) Zaka, Zalin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zann Marko (Z.M.), ..

How popular is Zann?

Zann is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#91404 out of 150436, Top 61%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Zander (#249 the previous year) is the only prominent related form of Zann (unlisted). This relation of Zann reached the height of its popularity in 2013 (usage of 0.08%) and has remained as popular to this day (usage 0.08%, 9.6%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zander in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Zann is pronounced similarly to Cian, Seann, Swain, Swayn, Swen, Syon, Xan, Zain, Zaine, Zane, Zayne and Zion. Other suggested similar names are Alann, Benn, Brann, Chann, Conn, Dann, Donn, Dunn, Eann, Egann (see Egan), Evann, Fenn, Finn, Flann, Frann, Fynn, Gunn, Ivann, Jonn, Kenn, Lenn, Linn, Lonn, Lunn, Lynn, Mann, Penn, Ronn, Shann, Vann, Vonn, Winn, Wynn, Yann, Zach, Zack, Zak, Zaki, Zale, Zeno, Zenon, Zino, Zinon and Zuni. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zann.

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