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Chan - Meaning of Chan

What does Chan mean?

Meaning of the name ChanJohnJackEvanIanJuanGiovanniIvanSeanZaneChanceShaneJohnnyChaunChandlerChanoChawnChaunceyChannChayoChandan

[ 1 syll. (c)han, ch-an ] The baby boy name Chan is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is CH-ae-N †. Chan is largely used in the Vietnamese, English, and Spanish languages, and it is derived from Vietnamese, Sanskrit, Old French, and Hebrew origins. From Vietnamese roots, its meaning is correct, true - in this context, Chan can be used in the Vietnamese language.

Chan is an English variant of the name Chandan (English and Indian).

Chan is also a variant of the name Chandler (English).

Chan is also a variant of the name Chauncey (English).

Chan is also a Spanish variant of the name John (English and Hebrew).

Chan is also a variant of the name Juan (Manx and Spanish).

Chann, Chano, Chaun, Chawn, and Chayo are variants of Chan.

See also the related categories, sanskrit, hebrew, spanish, and french.

Chan is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Chan, John was the most commonly used.

Baby names that sound like Chan include Chann, Zan, Chaen, Chaene, Chaeson, Chain, Chaine, Cham, Channe, Chaun, Chaune, Chawn, Chayn, Chayne, Chayym, Cheyn, Cheyne, Chien, Chin, and Chinh.

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

A famous person named Chan is Actor, Jackie Chan, born Chan Kong-Sang, 7 April 1954.


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