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Boy Names Ending with -than

Than ending baby names and what they mean, with 9 results. -than names are used more often as masculine names. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest in the year 2002 (ADOPTION OF 2.7%) and is somewhat less today (ADOPTION 1.4%, 49%), with names like Johnathan becoming somewhat dated. Wathan (TOP 77%) and Pethan (81%) are conventional -than last names.

-than names

Athan - Nathan


Var. of Athanasios. Source fr. Greek word. "Eternal life." Ahan is also a marginally favored boys' name. See also Adham.

Based on Gaelic language. "Battle." Unconventional. Compare Cathan with popular last names Chauhan (TOP 12%), Crahan (46%), which also end with -han. See also Nathan.

Form of Kane. Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Battle." Catan (TOP 61%), Cattan (64%) are popular last names. See also Nathan.


Source fr. Hebrew. .. Biblical. Adoption of Dathan was more pronounced 5 decades ago. See also Daytan.


Origin fr. Hebrew language. "Firmness, long-lived." Ethan is frequently occurring (TOP 43%) as a masculine name. See also Eidan.

Jonathan and variants

Jonathan, var. Johnathan
From Hebrew word. "Gift of God." Adoption of Jonathan and Johnathan as birth names in 2018 was down 50.2% compared to 10 years ago.


Stems fr. English language. Rhyming variant of Nathan. Unconventional, with usage of 0.007% for Lathan as a baby name in 2018, higher than 0.007% a year ago. See also Lathom.


From Hebrew. "God has given." A highly familiar boys' name (#48 IN CURRENT LIST), Nathan also occurs conventionally as a last name. See also Lathan.

Form of Nathaniel. Derivative of Hebrew language. "God has given." Nathan became less trendy last year, dropping -3 positions as a children's name to reach #48. See also Cathan.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -than names for boys.

1. Athan - Nathan
Athanasios [Athan], Cathan, Kane [Cathan], Dathan, Ethan, Jonathan [Johnathan], Lathan, Nathan, Nathaniel [Nathan]

Usage comparison for -than names