Jan

Colors Related to this Name: Green

Qualities Related to this Name: Philosophical, Spiritual

Popularity: This is a popular name in the US. Ranking #1466 in 2013 and #1787 in 2014.

Famous People

Jan Hooks (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Jan Smithers (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Jan Karon (Writer), Jan Sterling (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Jan Clayton (Singer,TV Actress), Jan Kerouac (Writer), Jan Schweiterman (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Jan Murray (Movie Actor,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Meaning(s):

-A female nickname, sometimes used as a formal first name.

-A male first name, in English mostly applied to foreign language speakers.

-(abbreviation of January)

-(dated) ( male name -comes from the Hebrew language-)

In German

Origin: From German Low German Jehann (/ʝəɦæ̃ˑn/). A Low German and North European variant of Johann (= John), popular in Germany at the end of the 20th century.

Meaning(s):

-( male name), a Low German and North European variant of Johann ( John), popular in Germany at the end of the 20th century.

In Dutch

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to John or Jan.

In Swedish

Origin: Contraction of Johan ‎(“John”). Recorded in Sweden since the 17th century.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Czech

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to John.

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-( male name), one of the relateds of English John. Popular in the 20th century.

In Limburgish

Meaning(s):

-( male name), equivalent to English John.

In Norwegian

Origin: From Dutch and West Frisian Jan in the 18th century. A contraction of Johannes ‎(“John”). Newer variant of the more traditional Norwegian Jon.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Polish

Meaning(s):

-( male name) (equivalent to John)