An name meaning

Updated: March 16th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Hebrew, Vietnamese and Arabic
Usage: Dutch, Chinese, Vietnamese, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Old Norse
Pronunciation: pronunciation of An an
Meaning: He (God) Was Gracious
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What does An mean?

Curious unisex name An is used prevalently in Danish, Dutch, Vietnamese, Old Norse, Finnish, Chinese, Swedish and Norwegian, meaning of An is "He (God) Was Gracious" has origin in Hebrew, Arabic and Vietnamese.

An is shortened form of Anwar. Offbeat Anwar came from Arabic, meaning of Anwar is "Very Bright and More Radiant". An is Old Norse form of Án.

How do I pronounce An?

The proper pronunciation of one syllabled An is an.

Variants of An

Án, Ánn, Ǫnn, *Aþawiniz, *Aðvinr

Names that rhyme with An

How popular is the name An?

An is a unique baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1946 and was able to reach the top 2000 names. In 1985, it ranked 1974th when 47 boys were named An.

Over 2118 babies in United States have been named An. The given name is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, although it has been in use since 2001 but could not make beyond the top 3000.

Over 129 babies in England and Wales have been named An.

However things change on global perspective, An is extremely popular in Vietnam where every 1 in 60 have the name.

Also the baby name is popular in Cambodia, India, Belgium, Japan, China and Indonesia. At least, 1690000 people globally have carried An as their given name according to our findings.

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Numerological aspects of An

You have a powerful appearance. You always make the best entrance, no matter where you appear. You work hard so you can reach some level of financial stability. The only thing holding you back is your lack of flexibility. Travelling is your passion. Learn what makes you happy. Your main characteristics are determination, courage, and enterprise. You believe that change affects your life positively, so you are all about changes.

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Sibling Names for An

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Famous people named An

  • An Shuxin, Roman Catholic bishop in the diocese of Baoding
  • An Jong-deok, South Korean voice actor
  • An Jang-hyeok, South Korean voice actor
  • An Na, South Korea-born American children's book author
  • An Yulong, Chinese short track speed skater
  • An Zhongxin, female Chinese softball player
  • An Wang, Chinese–American computer engineer and inventor
  • An Jung-geun, Korean-independence activist, nationalist
  • An Lushan, Originally ܪܘܚܫܐܢ Roχšan, "The Luminous",
  • An Pierlé, Belgian pianist and singer-songwriter
  • An Kyong-ho, North Korean politician
  • An Emotional Fish, alternative rock band from Dublin, Ireland
  • An Dương Vương,
  • An Albatross, noise rock band based in Philadelphia, PA
  • An Tran, Vietnamese-American professional poker player
  • An Cafe, Japanese pop rock band
  • An Cho-young, professional Go player
  • An Angle, indie rock band from Sacramento, California
  • An Qi, former Chinese international association football goalkeeper
  • An Young-su, retired amateur boxer from South Korea,
  • An Sugil, Korean novelist and journalist
  • An Yong-hak, Japanese-born North Korean football midfielder
  • An Sang-mi, retired South Korean short track speed skater
  • An Hyang, leading Confucian scholar
  • An Kum-ae, North Korean judoka
  • An Chang-nam, first Korean aviator
  • An Hyo-yeon, South Korean retired footballer
  • An Yang, Chinese pair skater
  • An Youqi, Chinese singer
  • An Lemmens, television and radio presenter at VTM/2BE/Studio Brussel and a former VJ on TMF Belgium
  • Annie Gosney in Oklahoma! as Production Manager
  • Anat Zahor in America 3000 as Actress
  • An Chol-hyok is a professional North Korean player who plays as a striker and his current team is the Rimyongsu of the North Korean Football League.
  • An De Donder in TV series Kon hesi baka - Kom gauw terug as Actress
  • An Banri, from 1963 drama, musical film Wan e yin wei shou, who characterized the N.
  • In 1973 action, thriller movie, Checkmate, An Tsan Hu characterized Mme. Chang.
  • In 1980 drama film, Hellegat, An Nelissen portrayed Joske.
  • An Bai played leading role of Xiao Dong in 2016 drama and horror flick Mother's Revenge.
  • An Shih portrayed vital role of N in 1957 adventure film Yin shen nu xia.
  • In 1952, An Ai portrayed the role of N in flick Xue jian jin sha wan.

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