[ 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.
Chan is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Chan: CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"