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, African-Yoruba, and Celtic. 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. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1950s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2005 with 0.054% of baby boys being given the name Adan. Its ranking then was #287. In 2011, its usage was 0.045% and its ranking #334. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Adan, Adam was the most commonly used. In 2011, 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)"