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Shan - Meaning of Shan

What does Shan mean?

Meaning of the name ShanSeanShaneAndyShawnShaunSiônShannShanonSeaneShaughShonShayneShannanShandonShanahanShandyShandeeShanneShannonShaan

[ 1 syll. (s)han, sh-an ] The baby boy name Shan is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is -SHaeN †.

1: The origin of Shan is the Irish Gaelic, Old English languages.

Shandon, Shann, and Shanne are variants of Shan.

2: Shan's origin, as well as its use, is in the Chinese language. It is derived from the element 'shan' which means mountain.

Shan is a variant of the name Sean (English and Irish).

Shan is also a variant of the name Shanahan (English).

Shan is also a variant of the name Shandy (English).

Shan is also a variant of the name Shane (English and Irish).

See also the related categories, mountain, chinese, and irish.

Shan is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1969, 0.004% of baby boys were given the name Shan. It ranked at #897 then. The baby name has since experienced a loss in popularity, and is now of infrequent use. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Shan, Sean was the most regularly used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Shan include Shann, Sahn, Sam, Samín, Samm, San, Scan, Schamane, Schaun, Seain, Seaine, Sean, Seane, Seán, Seghyn, Sein, Sem, Sen, Senán, and Seyn.

† English pronunciation for Shan: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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