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 Gracio

Origin and Meaning

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
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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