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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 8 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Estonian/Finnish

Meaning: Life, Soul

Pronunciation: jahn, /dʒɑːn/, Y AA N

Popularity Rank: #6,757

On this page:

  • 1. Jaan Meaning
  • 2. Jaan Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Jaan
  • 4. Translations of Jaan
  • 5. Jaan Name Popularity
  • 6. Jaan popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Jaan
  • 8. Jaan Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Jaan

Jaan Meaning

Derived from the name John, Jaan means 'God is gracious' or 'gift from God'. It is a popular name in Estonia and Finland.

Jaan also means "Life, Soul, God is Gracious, Beloved, Sing".

Jaan is commonly found in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, India, and 74 more countries.

Jaan Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: jahn

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /dʒɑːn/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: Y AA N

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

AA: Pronounce as in "father" (AA F TH ER)

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 Jaan

Jaan Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Jaan is recorded 8,251 times globally, ranking it as the 6,757th most common name worldwide.

Jaan is most prevalent in Saudi Arabia, with 3,878 occurrences, making it the 859th most popular name in the country.

In Estonia, the name Jaan is found among 1 in every 108 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Jaan Popularity by Country

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Saudi Arabia#8591 : 746
United Arab Emirates#6611 : 843
India#1,1801 : 1,378
Oman#1,3421 : 1,523
Kuwait#1,2941 : 1,933
Qatar#1,9581 : 2,949
Bahrain#1,2721 : 2,176
Estonia#1511 : 108
Malaysia#10,0191 : 19,906
Bangladesh#4,1581 : 5,116
Italy#11,2801 : 12,995
United States of America#18,9361 : 21,036
Finland#1,3201 : 1,564
Netherlands#5,6361 : 5,269
Turkey#9,7001 : 14,534
United Kingdom#7,8801 : 7,831
Belgium#4,2521 : 4,658
France#15,4611 : 23,285
South Africa#19,4971 : 49,891
Mexico#12,4141 : 19,583
Iraq#20,0701 : 27,965
Afghanistan#1,8851 : 2,686
Singapore#6,7561 : 13,780
Greece#2,1131 : 2,690
Germany#9,1291 : 11,829
Syrian Arab Republic#14,2401 : 20,476
Colombia#30,0041 : 56,071
Sweden#3,4071 : 4,317
Spain#16,2451 : 29,872

List of countries the name Jaan is rarely found

Jaan popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Jaan from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Jaan

  • Jaan Allpere is a Architect from Estonia.
  • Jaan Anvelt is a Politician from Estonia.
  • Jaan Arder is a Singer from Estonia.
  • Jaan Bergmann is a Writer from Estonia.
  • Jaan Ehlvest is a Chess from Estonia.
  • Jaan Eilart is a Botanist from Estonia.
  • Jaan Einasto is a Physicist from Estonia.
  • Jaan Eslon is a Chess from Sweden.
  • Jaan H. Ietswaart is a Botanist from Netherlands.
  • Jaan Hargel is a Conductor from Estonia.
  • Jaan Hünerson
    Jaan Hünerson is a Politician from Estonia.
  • Jaan Jõgever
    Jaan Jõgever is a Sprachwissenschaft from Estonia.
  • Jaan Jüris
    Jaan Jüris is a Ski from Estonia.
  • Jaan Kalviste is a Chemist from Estonia.
  • Jaan Kaplinski is a Poet from Estonia.
  • Jaan Kiivit Jr. is a Priest from Estonia.
  • Jaan Kiivit senior is a Theologian from Estonia.
  • Jaan Kikkas is a Weightlifter from Estonia.
  • Jaan Kirsipuu is a Sport from Estonia.
  • Jaan Klõšeiko
    Jaan Klõšeiko is a Printmaker from Estonia.
  • Jaan Koha is a Composer from Estonia.
  • Jaan Koolmeister is a Athlete from Estonia.
  • Jaan Koort is a Sculptor from Estonia.
  • Jaan Kriisa is a Politician from Estonia.
  • Jaan Kross is a Writer from Estonia.
  • Jaan Kruus is a Militar from Soviet Union.
  • Jaan Kruusvall is a Author from Estonia.
  • Jaan Kundla is a Politician from Estonia.
  • Jaan Kärner
    Jaan Kärner is a Poet from Estonia.
  • Jaan Künnap
    Jaan Künnap is a Mountaineer from Estonia.
  • Jaan Laaman is a Mountaineer from US.
  • Jaan Lattik is a Politician from Estonia.
  • Jaan Lintrop is a Author from Estonia.
  • Jaan Mahlapuu is a Fighter_pilot from Estonia.
  • Jaan Maide is a Militar from Estonia.
  • Jaan Malin is a Writer from Estonia.
  • Jaan Manitski is a Politician from Estonia.
  • Jaan Mark is a Politician from Estonia.
  • Jaan Mölder
    Jaan Mölder is a Driver from Estonia.
  • Jaan Oks is a Author from Estonia.
  • Jaan Patterson is a Composer from Germany.
  • Jaan Pehk is a Singer from Estonia.
  • Jaan Piiskar is a Politician from Estonia.
  • Jaan Port is a Botanist from Estonia.
  • Jaan Poska is a Barrister from Russia.
  • Jaan Puhvel is a Linguist from Estonia.
  • Jaan Puidet is a Basket from Estonia.
  • Jaan Rannap is a Author from Estonia.
  • Jaan Rekkor is a Actor from Estonia.
  • Jaan Rummo is a Writer from Estonia.

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Jaan Name Poster

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