Han name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 20th, 2023
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Chinese
Usage: Chinese
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Han han
Meaning: Chinese
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What does Han mean?

Anomalous Chinese Han is particulary used in Chinese, meaning of Han is "Chinese" is aimed at both boys and girls. Han is a shortened form of Johannes. Johannes is variant form of biblical, eminent and imperishable Jean.

Johannes is Scandinavian, German and Dutch form of John. Also Johannes is Latin cognate of The Greek Name Ιωαννης, Which is a Contracted Form of the Hebrew Name יוֹחָנָן, a Combination of Jo;Hann, Meaning God is Gracious.

Johannes means Merciful and Yahweh is Gracious has origin in Hebrew. Han is short form of Hanif. Hanif means True and Pious has its origin in Arabic. Han is a shortened form of Hanley.

Rare Hanley came from Old English is used especially in English, meaning of Hanley is "From the High-Wood Clearing and From the High Meadow".

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How do I pronounce Han?

You can pronounce the one syllabled name Han as han.

Variants of Han

Hai, Hanno, Jehanne, Ieuan, Johanan, John, Hans, Hay, Hanni, Jeanne, Johanna, Ivan, Johannes, Hanan, Dejohn, Gianni, Jackie, Yanis, Aaronjohn, John Paul, Hansi, Hanseraq

Names that rhyme with Han

How popular is the name Han?

Han is a unique baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1968 and was able to reach the top 4000 names. In 1982, it ranked 3105th when 30 boys were named Han.

Over 1165 babies in United States have been named Han. The moniker is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, even after 27 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 3000.

There are over 140 babies that have been given the name Han in England and Wales.

However things change on global perspective, Han is extremely popular in China where every 1 in 1000 have the name as well as in, Vietnam and Myanmar.

Also the baby name is popular in Cambodia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Netherlands and Thailand. At least, 2030000 people globally have been given the name as per our research.

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Han in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Han

Travelling is your passion. You can become a great leader if you want. The question is how do you want to succeed in life? You are not used to standing in one place for too long because monotony isn't a thing you can get used to like many people today. In order to boost your self-confidence and become invincible, you have to learn how to love the person you see in the mirror every day. If someone surprises you in a positive way, that's fine. But it will take long until they earn your trust and full respect.

Other names similar to Han

  •  Wallbi - Origin of Wallbi is in English, Wallbi means "From the Welshman's Dwellings and House near a Wall" is a boy name. Wallbi is derivation of Walby.
  •  Yarowe - Originated from English, Yarowe mainly bestowed upon boys, Yarowe means "Resembling the Fragrant Herb". Yarowe is derivative of Yarrow.
  •  Cleevon - Meaning of Cleevon is A Steep Bank, Land of Cliffs and Cliff is originated from English is aimed at baby boys. Cleevon is derived from Cleavon.
  •  Chelsy - Chelsy's meaning is Port or Landing Place is rooted from Old English and is commonly used in Swedish, Danish and English is used for baby girls
  •  Cutter - Odd boy name Cutter is originated from English, meaning of Cutter is "Tailor"
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Sibling Names for Han

If you're searching for a unique name for your baby boy that has a strong meaning and cultural significance, "Han" might be the perfect choice. Here are some sibling names that pair well with this short and impactful moniker.

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Famous people named Han

  • Han Shaogong, Chinese novelist and fiction writer
  • Han Seung-soo, South Korean politician and diplomat
  • Han Dongfang, has been an advocate for workers' rights
  • Han Ong, is both a high-school dropout and one of the youngest recipients of a MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant
  • Han Xiu, official of the Chinese dynasty Tang Dynasty
  • Han Guangsheng, emerged as a Chinese defector
  • Han Hoogerbrugge, Dutch digital artist
  • Han Kyoo-hee, South Korean voice actor
  • Han Gan, Tang Dynasty painter
  • Han Dayuan, is Professor of Constitutional Law and the Dean of Renmin University of China Law School
  • Han Mahmud, 19th-century Kurdish Lord
  • Han Drijver, Dutch field hockey player
  • Han Fuju, Kuomintang general in the early 20th century
  • Han Deqin, KMT general from Siyang County, Jiangsu
  • Han Yucheng, Chinese race walker
  • Han Dingxiang, underground Roman Catholic bishop of Yongnian
  • Han Yuan, official of the Chinese dynasty Tang Dynasty
  • Han Zhubin, former President of China Law Society
  • Han van Meegeren, Dutch painter and portraitist and is considered to be one of the most ingenious art forgers of the 20th century
  • Han Yu, Chinese writer, poet
  • Han Bennink, Dutch jazz drummer and percussionist
  • Han Sui, military general and minor warlord
  • Han Fei, Chinese philosopher of the Warring States period "Chinese Legalist" school
  • Han Zheng, Chinese politician
  • Han twins murder conspiracy, case of attempted murder of Sunny Han by her identical twin sister Jeen "Gina" Han
  • Han Xin, military general
  • Han Ji-hye, South Korean actress
  • Han Suyin,
  • Han Yong-un, twentieth century Korean Buddhist reformer and poet
  • Han Dang, military general serving under the warlord Sun Quan during the late Eastern Han dynasty and early Three Kingdoms period of China
  • Han Fu, government official and minor warlord
  • Han Suk-kyu, South Korean actor
  • Han Bong-soo, martial arts instructor, author
  • Han Yeo-reum, South Korean actress
  • Han Kulker, former Dutch middle distance runner
  • Han Ji-min, South Korean actress
  • Han Ga-in, South Korean actress
  • Han Tuozhou, powerful Chinese statesman of the Southern Song dynasty
  • Han Jong-in, North Korean figure skater
  • Han Hyung-bae, member of the Men's National Team that won the silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics
  • Han Xiaopeng, freestyle skier
  • Han Hee-won, retired South Korean professional golfer on the LPGA Tour
  • Han Dae-soo, South Korean folk rock singer-songwriter
  • Han Xuan, government official and minor warlord
  • Han Myeong-sook, Prime Minister of South Korea
  • Han Kyeong-hwa, South Korean voice actor
  • Han Hao, military officer serving under the warlord Cao Cao during the late Eastern Han dynasty of China
  • Han Chae-young, South Korean actress
  • Han Shizhong, Chinese general of the late Northern Song Dynasty and the early Southern Song Dynasty
  • Han Duck-soo, Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea
  • Han Xinyun, is a Chinese tennis player.
  • Han Geng is a Chinese pop singer.
  • Han Allred is famous for his acting in movie Astroesque
  • Han Jae Ji characterized vital role of Teacher Shih Kung-chan in 1972 action, drama flick He qi dao.
  • In 2019 drama, thriller film, A History of Jealousy, Han Sun Jo portrayed N.
  • Han S. Lee played small character of Artist in 1997 comedy, drama film The Gauguin Museum.
  • Han Cheng Li, from 1971 romance flick Qian wan ren jia, who characterized N.

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