Jan

Pronunciation: ja-hn
Origin: United Kingdom
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Northern Europe

The female name ""Jan"" is a variant of the name ""Janet,"" which has its origins in Scottish and Latin. The name ""Janet"" is derived from the Latin word ""Janea,"" meaning ""graced with youth"" or ""youthful,"" and the Scottish Gaelic word ""Sine,"" meaning ""mother of the race"". The name ""Jan"" itself means ""gracious"". The name Jan is often associated with the great outdoors and is a universally recognized term for women and girls.

Jan Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Jan is currently #647 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Jan is currently #341 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Jan is currently #638 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Jan is currently #339 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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Famous People Named Jan

  • Jan Michael Vincent: Jan Michael Vincent was an American actor known for his roles in "Airwolf," "The Mechanic," and "Big Wednesday." He passed away in 2019.
  • Jan Hammer: Jan Hammer is a Czech-American musician, composer, and record producer known for his work on the "Miami Vice" television series.