Chan name meaning

Updated: March 20th, 2024
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Mandarin, Turkish, Vietnamese, Sanskrit, Old French and Hebrew
Usage: Arabic, Hindi, Kanji symbol, Mandarin, Vietnamese, English and Spanish
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Chan chan
Meaning: Nickname for John, Light, Beloved, At Peace, Beautiful, Graceful and Ruler
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What does Chan mean?

Chan's meaning is Nickname for John, Light, Beloved, At Peace, Beautiful, Graceful or Ruler is majorly used in Mandarin, Kanji symbol, English, Vietnamese, Hindi, Spanish and Arabic that came from Sanskrit, Vietnamese, Hebrew, Old French, Turkish and Mandarin is used for both boys and girls.

Chan is a variation of admired and evergreen Chauncey. Of Old French origin, Odd Chauncey is substantially used in English, Chauncey means "Church Official and Good Fortune". Chan is form of imperishable and prominent Juan.

Juan is Spanish form of Jean. Also Juan is equivalent of Johannes in Spanish language. Juan is also Spanish cognate of Johannes. Originated from Hebrew and Mandarin, Offbeat Juan, Juan means "Graceful and Beautiful".

Chan is a variation of famous Chandler. Origin of Rare Chandler is in Old French, meaning of Chandler is "Maker of Candles and Candle Maker Candle Seller".

How do I pronounce Chan?

The one syllabled name Chan is pronounced, chan.

Variants of Chan

Chann, Chandler, Chauncey, Juan, Channing, Chancey, Jean, Johannes, Jajuan, Juan Carlos, Chawn, Canning, Chance, Gean, Ioan, Ionel, Johnna, Jennine, Donajean, Jean-Claude, Jehanne, Ieuan, Johanan, John, Jeanne, Hanko, Janek, Janica, Johansinnguaq, Ja Juan, Juancarlos

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How popular is the name Chan?

Chan is an uncommon baby name in United States, although it has been in use since 1919 but could not make beyond the top 2000. Over 1213 people have been named Chan in United States.

During its 33 years of usage in France, it had made up to just the top 2000 boy names. Over 131 people have been named Chan in France. However things change on global perspective, Chan is extremely popular in Hong Kong where every 1 in 20 have the name as well as in, China, Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia.

Also the baby name is popular in Singapore, Pakistan, Malaysia, India, Macau, South Sudan and Vietnam. At least, 1500000 people globally have carried Chan as their given name according to our evaluation.

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Chan in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Chan

If your name ends with letter N, you are not an ordinary person. You are often seen as the wise weirdo who doesn't talk much. Stress hates your guts. If letter N is your capstone in your name, it represents your creative and intuitive personality. You are efficient, dynamic, and always look at the big picture instead of collecting the small pieces and wonder where they fit. You are the innovator, the one who organizes parties or sleepovers, and the initiator for doing unusual stuff.

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  •  Arij - Unexpected Arij specifically is used in Marathi and Malayalam is a gender-neutral name, meaning of Arij is "Sweet Smell, Perfume That Exalts or Pleasant Smell" came from Arabic and Hebrew
  •  Fakihah - Fakihah's meaning is Fruit or Cheerful is used as a girl name is largely used in Arabic and Sindhi
  •  Amir Ali - Of Arabic origin, Amir Ali is substantially used in Arabic and Persian is used as a boy name. Popular;Popular; Amir and Popular;Common;Word;Nordic; Ali are combined to form Amir Ali
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Sibling Names for Chan

Are you looking for the perfect name for your newborn? Look no further than the Chan family! We've compiled a list of sibling names that will complement the unique and beautiful name Chan. From classic choices to more modern options, there's something for every family on this list. Take a look and find inspiration for your new bundle of joy.

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Famous people named Chan

  • Chan Kinchla, Canadian-born American
  • Chan I-hua, Taiwanese pro-democracy activist and graduate of Lunghwa University of Science and Technology
  • Chan Canasta, pioneer of mental magic in the 1950s and 1960s
  • Chan On Pak, was
  • Chan Poling, American musician and composer
  • Chan Yik Hei, young entrepreneur in Hong Kong
  • Chan Hing-yan, composer and music educator
  • Chan Wai Ki, |url=http://english
  • Chan Wai Kei, sailor from Hong Kong
  • Chan Ka Man, karateka from Hong Kong
  • Chan Sau Chung, current Head of the Da Sheng Pi Gua Kung Fu
  • Chan Fat Chi, former Hong Kong soccer player
  • Chan Ho Park, South Korean former professional baseball pitcher
  • Chan Chong Ming, former Malaysian professional badminton player
  • Chan Wah-shun, student of the Wing Chun grandmaster Leung Jan
  • Chan Parker, common-law wife of jazz musician Charlie Parker
  • Chan Heng Chee, Singaporean academic and diplomat
  • Chan Seng Khai, second mayor of Kuching South City Council since 1997
  • Chan Nai-ming, Hong Kong citizen
  • Chan Kam-lam, former member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong representing the Kowloon East constituency
  • Chan Gailey, Thomas Chandler Gailey Jr
  • Chan Siu Ki, Hong Kong professional footballer
  • Chan Sek Keong, third Chief Justice of Singapore
  • Chan Wai Ho, Hong Kong professional footballer
  • Chan Sy, Cambodian politician
  • Chan Tai San, Chinese martial arts grandmaster
  • Chan Mou, comic artist
  • Chan Kong Choy, Malaysian politician and the former deputy president of the Malaysian Chinese Association
  • Chan Romero, American rock and roll performer, best
  • Chan Soo Sen, Singaporean former politician
  • Chan Yun To, bodybuilder from Hong Kong
  • Chan King Yin, sailor from Hong Kong
  • Chan Nak, Prime Minister of Cambodia from 1953 to 1954
  • Chan Sing, retired Hong Kong actor born in Bangkok
  • Chan Sai Kau, retired Hong Kong professional football player
  • Chan Man Fai, Hong Kong football player
  • Chan Wing Hoong, Malaysian retired professional football player
  • Chan Yik Yan, disciple of Liuhebafa Master Wu Yi Hui
  • Chan Chi Hong, former Hong Kong professional football player and current manager of Hong Kong Premier League club Pegasus
  • Chan Tung, Hong Kong’s famous chef, was born in Puning
  • Chan Kwok Fai, also known as Tedd Chan,
  • Chan Yan Kit, professional badminton player from Hong Kong
  • Chan Yuk Chi, former Hong Kong professional footballer
  • Chan Perry, utility infielder and outfielder
  • Chan Kwong-wing, music composer for Hong Kong films
  • Chantel King in Jack of the Red Hearts as Miscellaneous Crew
  • Chandra De Alessandro in Unbreakable as Stunts
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  • Chanise McClure in Someone Was Watching as Actress
  • Chang Son Hui in Pulgasari as Actress
  • Chanel Loran in Olive and Mocha: Fast Times at Sugar High as Actor
  • In 1969, Chan Mahon characterized the role of Tip in family and fantasy movie The Wonderful Land of Oz.
  • In 2017, Chan Li played the role of Xiao Huiyan in comedy flick He Huo Ren De Chun Tian.
  • In 1993, Chan Mei played the role of N In movie I racconti della camera rossa.
  • Chan Jung, from 2002 drama, romance movie Rodeu-mubi, who played the Suk-won.

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