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By Olivia Musembi Senior Content Writer
Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 1 Views | 🔊 10 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Irish

Meaning: Meaning 'harbor' or 'bay'

Pronunciation: kwan, /kwɑn/, K Y UW AH N

Popularity Rank: #78,973

On this page:

  • 1. Cuan Meaning
  • 2. Cuan Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Cuan
  • 4. Translations of Cuan
  • 5. Cuan Name Popularity
  • 6. Famous People with Name Cuan
  • 7. Cuan Name Poster
  • 8. Names similar to Cuan

Cuan Meaning

Derived from the Gaelic word 'cuan' meaning 'harbor' or 'bay'. In Irish mythology, Cuan was a hero and warrior known for his bravery and loyalty.

Cuan also means "Meaning 'harbor' or 'bay', a strong and loyal hero.".

Cuan is commonly found in South Africa, United Kingdom, Malaysia, and 20 more countries.

Cuan Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: kwan

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /kwɑn/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: K Y UW AH N

K: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

Y: Pronounce as in "yes" (Y EH S)

UW: Pronounce as in "blue" (B L UW)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Cuan

Cuan Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Cuan is recorded 326 times globally, ranking it as the 78,973th most common name worldwide.

Cuan is most prevalent in South Africa, with 230 occurrences, making it the 5,870th most popular name in the country.

In South Africa, the name Cuan is found among 1 in every 10195 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Cuan Popularity by Country

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South Africa#5,8701 : 10,195
United Kingdom#18,1971 : 24,918
Malaysia#35,3841 : 90,481

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Names similar to Cuan


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