Jan

♂♀ Name Jan – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Jan

The first name Jan is ♀ female and ♂ male.

Origin of Jan

Jan is a short form of Johannes in e.g. Netherlands, Poland, Czech Republic and Scandinavia. In English speaking countries, Jan is a short form of the girl’s names Janice and Janet. There are also girls named Jan in Scandinavia.

Meaning of Jan

Jan means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious).

Pronunciation of Jan

Alternate spelling of Jan

Jann

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Name Statistic: Jan is ranked #1548 overall ↓ -3

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 756 ↑ 7
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 8094 ↓ -24
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 4463 ↓↓ -253
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 5517 ↓↓ -367
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 572 ↓ -4
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 957 ↓ -14
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 4361 ↓↓ -519
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 3858 ↓ -25
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1816 ↑↑ 890
  • 🇫🇷 France: 6258 ↑ 2
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 5309 ↓↓ -109
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 5152 ↓↓ -394
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 9069 ↑↑ 274
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 2092 ↓ -70
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 4302 ↓ -32
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 6930 ↓↓ -735
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 9039 ↑↑ 212
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 4376 ↓↓ -981
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 6664 ↓↓ -338

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