Jan meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Jan No. of characters: 3 Gender: Boy Origin of Jan: Hebrew
Religion: Muslim How to pronounce Jan jan What does my name mean? Meaning of Jan: Supplanter, The Lord is Gracious, God is Gracious, God has been Gracious, The Grace or Mercy of the Lord, Yahweh is Gracious, God is Merciful, Beloved, Life, Sing

Baby name Jan is derived as cognate of John which in turn is derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan meaning "Yahweh is gracious". It is also used as a short form of name Johannes. The name was born in the 15th century by Jan van Eyck who was Flemish painter. Jan III Sobieski was also the name of Polish monarch and he was most famous for his victory over the Turks at the 1683 Battle of Vienna. Later on he was called as 'Lion of Lechistan' and the Pope hailed him as the savior of Christendom. Another famous bearer of the name is Jan Heweliusz who was a Polish astronomer and became 'the founder of lunar topography'.

Jan was ranked 838 in 2015 US male names list and elevated by 0.48% from its previous ranking of 842 in 2014. Jan was ranked 961 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 3.33% from its previous ranking of 930 in 2013.

Full form of Jan : Joyful Attentive Nonjudgemental

Jan is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 261 in 2014. Only 1565 people have Jan as their first name. Jan is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Jan is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1938 and ranked 838 (0.002347% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 76202 people wear Jan as their first name. Jan is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1902 and ranked 838 (0.002347% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 76202 people have Jan as their first name. Jan is not a native United States and Jan may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.021316% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Jan
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1938278317
1939293306
1940283350
1941247459
1942244512
1943247551
1944237544

Expression number of Jan is 7.

Jan likes to research and reason to know the answers of hidden questions as Jan are gifted with an analytical mind. Jan are always on the quest for knowledge and wisdom and loves being alone.

Names that rhyme with Jan Ajan, Anjan, Arjan, Bejan, Bijan, Bojan, Dajan, Dejan, Dilanjan, Dorjan, Elijan, Kristijan, Kristjan, Marjan, Morjan, Niranjan, Poojan, Pujan, RajanFamous people named Jan
Ranjana Sachdev in Aanchal as Actress
Jany Holt in Gervaise as Actress
Janet Watson Kruse in OzGirl as Actress
Janet Annino in Episode #1.136 as Producer
Kara Janeczko in A Most Violent Year as Miscellaneous Crew
Jane Johnston in Mission: Impossible II as Costume and Wardrobe Department
Molly Jane Levine Zuckerman in Killer Instinct as Actress
Jane Murray in Hang 'Em High as Casting Director
Janet Borrus in Akeelah and the Bee as Actress
Jan Steiger in Frankie Laine: An American Dreamer as
Jan Marini Alano is an actress and Filipino singer who began her career in the world of show on Ang TV, a teen-oriented TV show broadcast by the ABS-CBN chain, being a show of varieties at the beginning of the
Jan de Bont directed the movie Speed
  • Jan Ad Adolfsen, from 2012 action, thriller movie Bellicher: Cel, who characterized Advocaat Jessica.
  • In 1971 drama film, Mein lieber Robinson, Jan Bereska played Peter Gruner.
  • Jan Breytenbach portrayed leading character of Koenie in 1975 comedy movie Wat Maak Oom Kalie Daar?.
  • In 1918 drama, war flick, Oorlog en vrede - 1914, Jan Buderman characterized Vader van Any Godard.
  • In 1941 comedy flick, Een aardig geval, Jan Cammans portrayed Jef Pinke.
  • In 1996, Jan Cechticky played the role of Speedy in romance film Septej.
  • Jan Clementz, from 1990 drama movie Lucifer Sensommer - gult og sort, who characterized N.
  • Jan De Vel characterized important role of Bert Nachtegaal in 1952 comedy film Uit hetzelfde nest.
  • In 1975 drama film, Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles, Jan Decorte portrayed Sylvain Dielman.
  • Jan Derbyshire, from 1995 drama, romance flick Devotion, who characterized Sheila Caston.
  • Jan Fares, from 2010 comedy film Farsan, who played the Aziz - Farsan.
  • In 1995 0 movie, Exploding Angel, Jan Fawcett portrayed Suzytt0113000 1 nm2078271 actor N C.B..
  • Jan Frydenlund played central character of Kommentator in 1962 documentary movie Lykke og krone.
  • In 1918, Jan Grader portrayed the role of Politieagent in 0 film Pro domo.
  • In 1995, Jan Grønli portrayed the role of Egil in action and comedy flick Farlig farvann.
  • Jan Harrison, from 1958 western movie Fort Bowie, who played the Alison Garrett.
  • In 1951 drama film, Sündige Grenze, Jan Hendriks portrayed Jan Krapp.
  • In 1913 0 film, Silvia Silombra, Jan Holtrop characterized N.
  • In 1960 family flick, Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn, Jan Erik Husbom portrayed Olle.
  • In 1995 action, crime flick, Horké léto, Jan Petr portrayed Michal Grygar.
  • Jan Jankowski, from 1988 adventure, drama flick Opowiesc Harleya, who played the Janek.
  • Jan Johansen characterized the leading character of Niels and student in 1981 drama flick Kundskabens træ.
  • In 1981, Jan Kanyza characterized the role of Michael Allan Jones in comedy, sci-fi film Kam zmizel kuryr.
  • Jan Kiepura characterized central role of Mario Delmonti in 1934 comedy and music film Mein Herz ruft nach dir.
  • In 1970 crime and drama movie, Engel, die ihre Flügel verbrennen, Jan Koester characterized Robert Susmeit.
  • In 2002 comedy, drama film, Musím te svést, Jan Kraus characterized Ota.
  • Jan Kruyk, from 1983 comedy, family movie Billie Turf kontra Kwel, who played Meester Kwel.
  • Jan Kurcik played the small character of N in 1963 comedy and family film Klaun Ferdinand a raketa.
  • In 1921, Jan Lemaire Jr. characterized the role of Zwervertje in 0 flick Menschenwee.
  • In 1976, Jan Lindell portrayed the role of Rolf in drama, music film Sven Klangs kvintett.
  • Names like Jan Jan Namesakes Related Names: Jana, Janaa, Janaan, Janace, Janacia, Janada, Janadia, Janae, Janaea, Janaee, Janaeh, Janael, Janaesha, Janaeya, Janaeyah, Janah, Janahi, Janahla, Janai Posts having Jan: Comments :Jan is a male first name. It represents the Dutch, Polish, Sorbian, Czech, Scandinavian and North German form of John represents. In English-speaking Jan is also a short form of the female name Janet and Janice common. For the Slovak male names see Ján. The name comes Jan since the 1920s in Germany increased ago. Since 1970, many boys were so called relatively; it has been one of the 20 most popular German boy name. At times, it was in Germany, the most popular boy name for newborns. In Denmark, Jan is a total of the ninth most common first name; in Poland, Norway and the Czech Republic even in each of the first or second leading first name. - Judy Claeys Popularity of Jan

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