Name Can Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Can


Can is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Can thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Can

Can is a unisex name, in particular given to babies in Turkey, China and Vietnam.

What is the meaning of the name Can?

Can means “life” and “soul” in Turkey (originally from Persian “jân/جان‎”) and by extension “sweetheart” or “darling”.

Pronunciation of Can

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Popularity of the name Can

The name Can is ranked #10086 overall.

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