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Girl Names Ending with -an

An ending baby names and what they mean, with 163 results. -an names are used more often as masculine names. Usage of these girl names reached its highest 68 years ago (USAGE OF 3.6%) and has become significantly diminished since (USAGE 1.3%, 63% LESS), with names such as Meghan becoming somewhat outmoded. The most trendy birth names here are Rowan (#211), Ryan (#364), Logan (#309), Raegan (#262) and Sloan (#585), while Grogan (TOP 2%) and Rahman (2%) are familiar -an surnames. Here is the list of -an names for boys.

-an names

Adan - Brittan | Brogan - Christian | Ciaran - Elan | Elan - Imojean | Jacquelean - Karan | Kellan - Morgan | .. - .. | Vivian - Yordan

Adan - Brittan

Var. of Ada. Source fr. Old German language. "Noble." Adan is not a Top 2000 name. Unisex name.

Adrienne and variants

Aydrian, Adrian
Var. of Adrienne. Stems fr. Latin. "From Hadria." Adriann is also a moderately popular girl's name.

Form of Erin. Derivative of Irish, Gaelic word. "Ireland." Unusual. Compare Aeran with common -ran last names Agaran (UPPER 99%), Heran (52%). See also Aram.

Aidan and variants

Aidan, var. Audan, Adan2
Root fr. Gaelic language. "Fire." Aidan is widely used as a children's name compared to Adan, Audan.

Var. of Alice. Root fr. Old German language. "Noble, exalted." Alisam and Amisan are creative forms. See also Alysann.

Form of Alison. Stems fr. Old German. "Noble, exalted." Not in Top 2000. See also Alisan.

Form of Andrea. From Greek element. "Manly, virile." Not in popularity charts.

Var. of Argene. Derivative of French element. "Silver." Not Top 2000 name.

Arlene and variants

Arlean, Arlan
Forms of Arlene. .. Possibly feminine form of Arlen, from .. Adoption of Arlean and forms peaked during 1910-1919.

Var. of Ashley. Derived fr. Old English language. "Ash meadow." Outside Top 2000. Unisex name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -an names: Adrian, Aidan, Arlean, Brennan

Betsan, Bethan1
Var. of Elizabeth. Derived fr. Hebrew. "God is my oath." Scarce as baby names, but Bethan and Betsan are comparable to the more familiar Bethany.

From Welsh language. Pet form of Beth .. Bethany (UPPER 17%), Beahan (33%) are common surnames.

Var. of Beth. Root fr. Hebrew element. "House." Unusual. Bethan is not found in the US Census. See also Bethaney.

Var. of Billie. Source fr. Old English language. .. Now a feminine name, a short .. Outside Top 2000.

Var. of Bobbie. Source fr. contemporary language. Pet form of Roberta Old English .. Not in popularity charts.

Var. of Bonnie. Origin fr. Scottish element. "Fine, attractive, pretty." Not Top 2000 name.

Form of Breanna. Source fr. English, Irish, Gaelic, Celtic elements. "High, noble, exalted." Outside Top 2000. See also Breen.

Var. of Bree. Source fr. Irish, Gaelic language. .. Also possibly (Latin) from the boundary .. A girls' name that is seldom used. See also Breeann.


From Irish, Gaelic. "Descendant of Braonán." Used somewhat frequently as a birth name, Brennan is similar to the conventional Brenna. Unisex name.

Var. of Brittany. Based on Latin. "From Brittany or Britain." Outside Top 2000. Unisex name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -an names for girls.

1. Adan - Brittan
Ada [Adan], Adrienne [Aydrian, ..], Erin [Aeran], Aidan [Audan, ..], Alice [Alisan], Alison [Alysan], Andrea [Andrean], Argene [Arjean], Arlene [Arlean, ..], Ashley [Ashlan], Elizabeth [Betsan, ..], Bethan, Beth [Bethan], Billie [Billiejean], Bobbie [Bobbiejean], Bonnie [Bonnyjean], Breanna [Breean], Bree [Breehan], Brennan, Brittany [Brittan]

Brogan, Bryn [Brynnan], Brianna [Brynnan], Cailin [Caelan], Caoilainn [Keelan, ..], Caitlin [Katelan, ..], Callan [Kallan], Cameron [Cameran, ..], Caroline [Carolan, ..], Carmel [Carman], Carmen [Karman, ..], Ceri [Cerian], Carol [Charmian], Charlotte [Sharmian, ..], Charmaine [Sharmian, ..], Charmian [Sharmyan, ..], Cheyenne [Shayan, ..], Christina [Christian, ..], Christen [Christan], Christian [Kristian, ..]

Ciara [Ciaran], Claudine [Claudean], Damia [Damyan, ..], Dara [Darian], Daria [Dorian, ..], Deryn [Derran], Devon [Devan], Diana [Dyan, ..], Dylana [Dyllan, ..], Dillian, Dorona [Dorran, ..], Doris [Dorian], Doria [Dorrian, ..], Dawn [Dwan, ..], Dusty [Dustan], Etain [Eadan], Eavan [Evan], Eileen [Eilean], Eirian, Elaine [Elan]

Ellen [Ellan, ..], Eliana [Elian], Euphemia [Ephan], Evangeline [Evan], Fallon [Fallan], Fanny [Fan], Frances [Fran, ..], Farren [Ferran, ..], Fran, Geila [Geelan], Georgina [Georgejean], Ghislaine [Gillan], Gillian [Jyllian, ..], Gloria [Gloryan], Gwenllian, Hamdan, Hanan [Hanaan], Ilene [Ilean], Iman [Eman], Imogen [Imojean]

Jacqueline [Jacquelean], Jade [Jadrian], Jane [Joan, ..], Jan, Jay [Jaylan], Jasmine [Jazan], Jean, Jill [Jillyan, ..], Jillian [Jillyan, ..], Joan, Jo [Jodean], Jolan, Yolanda [Jolan], Jolene [Jolean], Jordan [Jourdan, ..], Kady [Kadian], Kaylin [Kaylan, ..], Kaitlin [Kaitlan], Kallan, Karen [Taran, ..]

Kellen [Kellan], Kristen [Kristian, ..], Kristine [Kristian], Helen [Lean], Lily [Lilyan, ..], Lillian [Lilyan, ..], Logan, Lori [Lorian], Lauren [Lowran], Marion [Marian], Mary [Marjan, ..], Marian, Marjan, Marianne [Maryan], Meegan [Meeghan, ..], Margaret [Meghan, ..], Megan [Meighan, ..], Miranda [Miran], Miriam [Mirian], Morgan

Nan, Fernanda [Nan], Hannah [Nan], Anne [Nan], Nira [Niran], Nolan [Nollan], Pagan, Perrin [Perran], Regan [Rhegan, ..], Regina [Regan], Rhiannon [Rhyan, ..], Rachana [Roshan], Roshan, Rowan, Ryan [Rian], Saffron [Saffran], Sanny [San], Sarah [Saran, ..], Shawna [Sean], Shan

Shana [Shan], Shannon [Shannan], Sharon [Sheran, ..], Sharlene [Sharlan], Sheridan [Sherrydan, ..], Sian, Siobhan [Siobhian, ..], Sloane [Sloan], Susan [Suzan, ..], Susanna [Susan], Susannah [Susan], Taryn [Taran], Tierney [Tiernan], Tirion [Tiryan, ..], Tivian [Tyvyan, ..], Trista [Trystan, ..], Troian, Van, Vanessa [Van], Viridiana [Viridian]

Vivian [Vyvyan, ..], Yasmin [Yasiman], Yordan

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