Adnan name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Arabic and English
Usage: Arabic, Hindi, Kannada, Kannada, Albanian, Turkish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Finnish
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Adnan a-dnan
Meaning: Proper Name, Good Fortune, From Kikuyu, One who is Settled, Pleasure, Settler, Lion, Bravery, Settle and To Be Serene
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What does Adnan mean?

Originated from Arabic and English, Unfamiliar Adnan is a gender-neutral name, Adnan means "Proper Name, Good Fortune, From Kikuyu, One who is Settled, Pleasure, Settler, Lion, Bravery, Settle or To Be Serene" is used substantially in Hindi, Finnish, Kannada, Arabic, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Turkish and Albanian.

Adnan is Latin cognate of The Arabic Name عدنان Meaning Settler.

How do I pronounce Adnan?

The most common pronunciation of two syllabled Adnan is a-dnan. Some people pronounce it as ad-nan.

Variants of Adnan

Ad, Adlai, Adolf, Add, Aatto, Athalwolf, Attaulf

How popular is the name Adnan?

Adnan is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1970 and was able to reach the top 2000 names. In 2001, it ranked 1440th when 100 boy were named Adnan.

Over 2279 people have been named Adnan in United States. Also, in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 400 names.

In 2002, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 337 on boy names chart when 76 babies were given the name Adnan. Over 1297 people have been named Adnan in England and Wales.

Adnan is a unique baby name in France, it has been in use since 1972 and was able to reach the top 800 names. In 1981, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 754 on boy names chart when 41 babies were named Adnan.

Over 897 people have been named Adnan in France. Adnan is an uncommon baby name in Switzerland, even after 21 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 500.

Over 181 babies in Switzerland have been named Adnan. In Belgium, it has been in use since 1998 but could not make beyond the top 500. Over 274 babies in Belgium have been named Adnan.

Adnan is a rare baby name in Ireland where it is still in use. However things change on global perspective, Adnan is extremely popular in Pakistan where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in Turkey.

Also the baby name is popular in Iraq, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen, Indonesia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Jordan, Malaysia, Kuwait, Egypt, Libya, Palestine, Lebanon, Iran, India, Sudan, Morocco and Northern Cyprus.

At least, 840000 people globally have carried Adnan as their given name according to our findings.

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Adnan in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Adnan?

Changes don't represent a problem for you. On the contrary, you are all about change. You test your limits not to amaze others and prove you are courageous but to satisfy the adrenaline hunger inside your heart. You hang around with different people, so you can widen your life perspective and expand your knowledge. You are a hard candy when it comes to romantic relationships. You always watch not to hurt anyone's emotions.

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Sibling Names for Adnan

Adnan is an Arabic name with a strong and powerful meaning. It is a popular pick for baby boys all over the world, and perfect to honor a significant person. Here are some meaningful sibling names for Adnan:

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Famous people named Adnan

  • Adnan Terzić, Bosnian politician
  • Adnan Menderes, Turkish politician
  • Adnan al-Ghoul, assistant of Mohammed Deif
  • Adnan Badran, Jordanian scientist, academic and politician
  • Adnan Süvari, Turkish football coach
  • Adnan al-Janabi, Minister of State in the Iraqi Interim Government
  • Adnan al-Husayni, Palestinian governor of Jerusalem and of the Jerusalem Governorate
  • Adnan Pachachi, veteran Iraqi politician and diplomat
  • Adnan Gulshair el Shukrijumah, citizen of Saudi Arabia and a senior member of al-Qaeda
  • Adnan Khashoggi, Saudi Arabian businessman
  • Adnan Oktar, Turkish author as well as an Islamic creationist
  • Adnan Al Talyani, retired footballer from the United Arab Emirates
  • Adnan Al-Kaissie, professional wrestler
  • Adnan Sami, singer, musician, music composer, keyboardist
  • Adnan Ilyas, Pakistan-born Omani cricketer
  • Adnan Ahmed, Pakistan international footballer
  • Adnan Akmal, international Pakistani cricketer
  • Adnan Farhan Abd Al Latif, Yemeni citizen imprisoned at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay
  • Adnan Erkan, former Turkish football goalkeeper
  • Adnan Čustović, Bosnian former football player and currently manager of Belgian Jupiler League club Waasland-Beveren
  • Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Dr
  • Adnan al-Zurufi, was deployed to Iraq
  • Adnan Al-Hafez, Syrian football goalkeeper
  • Adnan Gušo, retired Bosnian football goalkeeper and currently goalkeeper coach working with the youth team of FK Željezničar Sarajevo
  • Adnan Nawaz, British news anchor
  • Adnan Karim, prominent Kurdish singer from Kirkuk, Iraq
  • Adnan Hamad, Iraqi football manager and former player
  • Adnan Alisic, Dutch professional footballer
  • Adnan Kahveci, noted Turkish politician
  • Adnan Virk, Canadian sports anchor, currently working for ESPN
  • Adnan, of Northern, Western and Central Arabia
  • Adnan Siddiqui in A Mighty Heart as Actor
  • Adnan Maral in Unknown as Actor
  • Adnan Sajid Khan in Ja Bhai Ja... as Actor
  • Adnan Shah in Dukhtar as Actor
  • Adnan Haskovic in Snowpiercer as Actor
  • Adnan Al-Talyani is a former Emirati soccer player who played in the striker's demarcation.
  • Actor Adnan Afravian, renowned for movie Bashu, the Little Stranger
  • In 1990, Adnan Barakat characterized the role of N in drama movie Al-tahaleb.
  • In 1962, Adnan Senses characterized the role of N in comedy, romance film Soförün aski.
  • In 1956 drama, romance flick, Disi yilan, Adnan Basaran characterized N.
  • In 1959 drama movie, Sokak sarkicisi, Adnan Pekak portrayed N.
  • In 2016 drama flick, Papagajka, Adnan Omerovic portrayed Damir.
  • Adnan Erten, from 2012 comedy, crime film Pension Freiheit, who played the Walter Degenhardt.
  • In 2018, Adnan Malik played the role of Romeo in drama and mystery film Cake.


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Office fédéral de la statistique,
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