[ 2 syll. a-ban, ab-an ] The baby boy name Aban is pronounced AA-Bae-N †.
1: Aban has its origins in the Irish Gaelic language. It is used largely in the Arabic, Iranian, and Irish languages. The name means 'a little abbot'. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint.
Variant forms of Aban include the Irish Abban and the name Avan.
2: Aban is of Persian origin. It is derived from the elements 'aban' meaning the waters ; 'ap' water. The name refers to the sacred waters in Zoroastrianism.
The names Abban, Abben, Abbin, and Abbon are derivatives of Aban.
See also the related categories, persian, waters (river), sacred (holy), arabic, and irish.
Aban is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Aban include Abbán, Afan, Aubin, Aubun, Avan, Avin, Avni, Avon, Eyvind, Iefan, Upenn, Uppenn, Abena, Abiam, Abina, Aviam, Aviem, Avina, Aviyam, and Abayomee.
† English pronunciation for Aban: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"