Adan - Meaning of Adan
[ 2 syll. a-dan, ad-an ] The baby boy name Adan is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as aa-DAE-N †. Adan is used predominantly in the English, Italian, and Spanish languages, and its origin is Hebrew, Celtic, and African-Yoruba. From African-Yoruba roots, its meaning is a large bat.
Adan is also a variant (English) of the name Aidan (English, Gaelic, Irish, and Scottish).
Adan is also a variant (Spanish) of the name Aodh (Irish and Scottish).
Adan is a fairly popular baby name for boys, and it is also considered fairly trendy. Its usage peaked modestly in 2005 with 0.054% of baby boys being given the name Adan. Its ranking then was #287. The baby name has since experienced a steep loss in popularity. In 2012, its usage was 0.043% and its ranking #353, appearing with somewhat increasing regularity in the recent decade. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Adan, Adam was the most commonly used. In 2012, its use outnumbered Adan's by 6 times. In the past century Adan has predominantly been a baby boy name.
† Pronunciation for Adan: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"