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Nan Name Popularity

How popular is the name Nan? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 546 24 0.0068%
1911 682 13 0.0035%
1912 670 23 0.0046%
1913 701 25 0.0044%
1914 779 24 0.0034%
1915 727 45 0.005%
1916 681 59 0.0061%
1917 708 57 0.0057%
1918 750 52 0.0048%
1919 740 52 0.005%
1920 708 64 0.0058%
1921 710 68 0.0059%
1922 724 64 0.0057%
1923 672 79 0.0071%
1924 757 61 0.0053%
1925 705 71 0.0063%
1926 663 76 0.0069%
1927 707 63 0.0057%
1928 613 87 0.0081%
1929 641 76 0.0073%
1930 605 90 0.0086%
1931 656 61 0.0062%
1932 619 72 0.0073%
1933 544 91 0.0098%
1934 534 106 0.011%
1935 524 106 0.0109%
1936 554 97 0.0101%
1937 567 94 0.0095%
1938 576 96 0.0094%
1939 475 154 0.0151%
1940 504 139 0.0131%
1941 559 113 0.01%
1942 497 177 0.014%
1943 524 154 0.0118%
1944 536 130 0.0105%
1945 563 119 0.0098%
1946 524 181 0.0123%
1947 535 201 0.012%
1948 575 163 0.0102%
1949 545 186 0.0116%
1950 603 149 0.0093%
1951 532 198 0.0117%
1952 591 172 0.0099%
1953 591 173 0.0098%
1954 632 164 0.009%
1955 573 204 0.0111%
1956 692 145 0.0077%
1957 688 160 0.0083%
1958 683 162 0.0086%
1959 748 135 0.0071%
1960 782 124 0.0065%
1961 884 97 0.0051%
1962 1,029 63 0.0034%
1963 938 77 0.0043%
1964 1,449 23 0.0013%
1965 1,837 10 0.0006%
1966 1,568 16 0.001%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 0 0%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 2,795 5 0.0004%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 0 0%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 0 0%
2004 0 0%
2005 0 0%
2006 0 0%
2007 0 0%
2008 0 0%
2009 0 0%
2010 0 0%
2011 0 0%
2012 0 0%
2013 0 0%
2014 0 0%
2015 0 0%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%

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Names Like Nan

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What names are variants of Nan?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Nan.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Nana

Star

Polynesian

Nance

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nanci

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nancie

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nancy

A diminutive-variant of Anna or Anne, from the Hebrew hannah, grace.

Hebrew

Nanella
Nanelle

“Little Nan,” from Nan and the diminutive suffixette.

Nanette

“Little Nan,” from Nan and the diminutive suffixette

French

Nania
Nanine

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nanna
Nannette

A French form of Anna.

French

Nannie

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nanny

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nanon

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nettie

A diminutive form of Natalie.

English

Ninon

Grace

Hebrew


What names sound like Nan?

If you like how Nan sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Nan.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Nani

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Nann

What names are similar to Nan?

Find a name that’s like Nan, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Fernanda

Adventurous; bold journey

German

Hannah

Grace

Hebrew


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