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Yan - Meaning of Yan

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Meaning of the name YanMeaning of the name Yan

[ 1 syll. yan, ya-n ] The baby boy name Yan is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is YAEN †. Yan is used chiefly in the German, Russian, and Slavic languages, and it is derived from Hebrew origins.

Yan is a variant of Jan.

Yan is also a variant spelling of the name Yann (Breton, French, and German) in the German, Russian, and Slavic languages as well as a variant of the name John (English and Hebrew) in the German, Russian, and Slavic languages.

See also the related form, Yannick (Breton and French).

Yan is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2012, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Yan, John was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Yan include Yann, Jahn, Jann, Yameen, Yen, Yoan, Yon, Yuan, Yun, Yune, Ywain, Ywan, Ewine, Ewinn, Ewinne, Jaan, Jan, Yacheem, Yachim, and Yaman.

† English pronunciation for Yan: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

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