Adan - Meaning of Adan
What does Adan mean?
[ 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.
In addition, Adan is a variant spelling (English, Italian, and Spanish) of the name Adán (Spanish) as well as a variant (English, Italian, and Spanish) of Adam.
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).
Adamnán (Hebrew), Adian, and Adun are variants of Adan.
Other forms of Adan include the variant spellings Aden (English) and Adin (English).
See also the related categories, english, hebrew, italian, spanish, and celtic.
Adan is a fairly popular baby name for boys. The name's popularity rose from the 1950s up to the 2000s. 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 loss in popularity. In 2018, its usage was 0.034% and its ranking #449, but it was nonetheless the 3rd most popular after Adam and Aidan, among all boy names in its group. In 2018, Adam's use outnumbered Adan's by 7 times. In the past century Adan has predominantly been a baby boy name.
Baby names that sound like Adan include Adam, Adamh, Adamnán, Addam, Addnee, Addney, Addni, Addnie, Addny, Addyn, Adim, Adin, Admin, Admon, Admyn, Adna, Adnaan, Adnah, Adnan, and Adnee.
† 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)"
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