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What does Adan mean?

Adan Pronunciation of Adan as a name for boys (also used less commonly as girls' name Adan) is a Hebrew and Gaelic name, and the meaning of the name Adan is "earth; fire". Adan is a variant form of Adam (Hebrew): from "adama". Adan is also a Spanish form of Aden (Gaelic): version of Aodh.


ASSOCIATED WITH gaelic, earth, fire



RELATIONS VIA ADAM, ADEN Ad, Adamo, Adams, Adao, Addam, Addams, Addem, Addie, Addis, Addy, Ade, Adem, Adham, Adhamh, Adim, Adnet, Adnon, Adnot, Adom, Atim, Edom



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How popular is Adan?

Adan is a somewhat popular first name for males (#752 out of 1220, Top 62%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#11476 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Adan was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #286 in the U.S. in the year 2004, and is at #449 currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adan outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Adam (#78 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Aden (#511), Ad, Adams, Addie and Adin are the prominent varying forms of Adan (#449). Usage of these relations of Adan was common 4 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 1.07%) and is now significantly less (ADOPTION 0.33%, DOWN 70%), with the form Adam falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adan, Ad, Adam, Adams, Addie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aden, Adin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adam outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adan is pronounced similarly to Aedan, Aidan, Aiden, Aidyn, Auden, Aydan, Ayden, Aydin, Eaden, Eadin, Edan, Eden, Edin, Edon, Edun, Edwin, Edwyn, Edyn, Eidan, Eiden, Idan, Odin, Odon and Udayan. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aaran, Abad, Abran, Adair, Adal, Adar, Adlin, Admon, Adnah, Adnan, Adrian, Adrin, Ahsan, Aidano, Aitan, Alan, Alban, Aldan, Alden, Aldin, Allan, Alun, Alvan, Aman, Amon, Amyn, Andon, Aram, Aran, Arda, Ardal, Ardian, Aren, Arin, Arman, Arnan, Asad, Asen, Athan, Avon, Ayman, Azam, Ean, Eian, Ewan, Fran, Ivan, Jean, Juan, Shan and Tan. These names tend to be less commonly used than Adan.

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