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What does Rohan mean?

Rohan Pronunciation of Rohan as a boys' name is pronounced ro-HAHN. It is of Irish and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Rohan is "red-haired, red; ascending". Also form of Rowan.




VARIANTS Roane, Royan

(male) Rahan, ..

(female) Rolai, ..

Rohan Oakland (R.O.), ..

How popular is Rohan?

Rohan is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#11141 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Rohan was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #480 in the U.S. in 2004, and is currently at #705. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Rowan (#129 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) is the only other popular alternative form of Rohan (#705) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Rohan was more pronounced in 2018 (MEDIAN #417). Rohan has been the top favorite, though Rowan is currently the more favored form.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rohan, Rowan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Athan, Boban, Bohdan, Cahan, Chan, Colan, Conan, Cowan, Coyan, Doan, Dolan, Doran, Dowan, Eoghan, Ethan, Gahan, Gehan, Goran, Hogan, Jahan, Jehan, Johan, Joran, Jovan, Kahan, Khan, Logan, Loman, Loran, Mochan, Nolan, Raham, Rajan, Regan, Rian, Roan, Roban, Robin, Robyn, Rodas, Rodman, Rogan, Rojay, Roland, Roldan, Rollan, Romain, Roman, Romano, Ron, Ronal, Ronan, Ronn, Roshan, Rowen, Royal, Roydan, Rozen, Ryan, Rylan, Shan, Sohan and Toran. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rohan.

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