Chan - Meaning of Chan

What does Chan mean?

[ 1 syll. (c)han, ch-an ] The baby girl name Chan is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced CH-ae-N †. Chan's language of origin is Cambodian, Pali, Old French, and Sanskrit. It is predominantly used in Chinese and English. From Cambodian roots, its meaning is 'a sweet-smelling tree'.

Chan is a form of the English and Indian Chanda in the English language.

Chan is also a form of the English Chandelle.

Chan is also a form of the Yiddish, English, and Indian Channa in the English language.

A form of Chan is the name Chahn.

See also the related categories, tree (forest), english, sweet (fair), sanskrit, smelling, pali, french, and chinese.

Chan is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Chan include Chann, Zan, Chahn, Cham, Channe, Chayenne, Chazzmynn, Cheyeanne, Cheyne, Chin, Chine, Chumi, Chun, Chynne, Cien, Cim, Canna, Chane, Chani, and Chanin.

† Pronunciation for Chan: CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

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