[ 1 syll. han, ha-n ] The baby boy name Han is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as HHae-N †.
1: Han is used chiefly in the Chinese language and its origin is also Chinese. The name's meaning is Chinese (race); self-restraint; to contain. The meaning of the name depends on the intonation and Chinese character used.
Hann, Hanno, and Hano are variants of Han.
2: Han is used chiefly in the Vietnamese language and its origin is also Vietnamese. Here, the meaning is ocean.
The name Hai (Vietnamese) is a variant of Han.
Han is a contraction of the name Hanif (Arabic and English).
Han is also a contraction of the name Hanley (English).
Han is also a diminutive form of the name Johannes (Dutch, German, and Scandinavian) in the Dutch language.
See also the related category chinese.
Han is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Han include Hann, Hahn, Haim, Hain, Ham, Heine, Hem, Heyne, Holm, Homane, Honaw, Hum, Hun, Hunn, Huynh, Chen, Jaim, Juan, Ohyn, and Hahnee.
† English pronunciation for Han: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"