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Jan

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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 28 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: Dutch, Polish, Czech

Meaning: Supplanter

Pronunciation: jan, dʒæn, JH AE N

Popularity Rank: #172

On this page:

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

Jan Meaning

Derived from the name Johannes, meaning 'Yahweh is gracious'. It is a popular name in various European countries and has different variations in different languages.

Jan also means "Supplanter, The Lord is Gracious, God is Gracious".

Jan is commonly found in Netherlands, Iran, Czechia, and 93 more countries.

Jan Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: jan

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): dʒæn

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: JH AE N

JH: Pronounce as in "joke" (JH OW K)

AE: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE 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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Jan Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Jan is recorded 237,495 times globally, ranking it as the 172th most common name worldwide.

Jan is most prevalent in Netherlands, with 51,970 occurrences, making it the 1th most popular name in the country.

In Czechia, the name Jan is found among 1 in every 3 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Jan Popularity by Country

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CountryRankFrequency
Netherlands#11 : 7
Iran#81 : 7
Czechia#41 : 3
Germany#311 : 18
Poland#501 : 5
United States of America#4671 : 152
South Africa#1141 : 220
United Kingdom#2141 : 53
Belgium#91 : 28
Saudi Arabia#3731 : 368
Sweden#411 : 25
Denmark#151 : 24
United Arab Emirates#2261 : 352
Switzerland#801 : 84
Norway#61 : 40
Italy#1,3381 : 690
Spain#7361 : 372
Malaysia#8051 : 1,208
France#1,4381 : 872
Finland#2041 : 82
Iraq#1,2081 : 871
Canada#4061 : 251
Austria#1731 : 88
Mexico#1,2371 : 779
Oman#4921 : 598
Turkey#1,6861 : 1,046
Syrian Arab Republic#1,0971 : 613
Egypt#3,5071 : 2,677
Hong Kong#4681 : 546
Afghanistan#381 : 147
Singapore#5661 : 819
Colombia#2,2231 : 1,969
Slovenia#241 : 47
Bangladesh#7011 : 776
Croatia#2321 : 70
Philippines#1791 : 453
Kuwait#7441 : 1,190
Qatar#5151 : 954
Ireland#4701 : 192
Peru#1,8271 : 2,278
Kazakhstan#1,1801 : 545
Bahrain#4401 : 854
Chile#1,6861 : 2,034
India#2,3571 : 3,013
Morocco#3,6591 : 3,631
Brazil#2,8201 : 3,158
Russia#2,1651 : 1,634
Namibia#2451 : 692
Israel#3,0271 : 1,810
Costa Rica#1,1771 : 868
Panama#1,1921 : 1,321
Lebanon#1,4021 : 1,318
Algeria#6,1221 : 9,113
Palestine#3,3441 : 2,496
China#5771 : 1,165
Lithuania#3471 : 171
Puerto Rico#2031 : 261
Luxembourg#3471 : 394
Nigeria#6,9961 : 13,030
Macao#6021 : 1,261
Jordan#3,2431 : 3,894
Estonia#2551 : 171
Tunisia#5,7161 : 7,624
Portugal#1,6111 : 2,179
Bolivia#3,1101 : 4,891
Sudan#9,9161 : 20,058
Taiwan#1,0641 : 3,482
Malta#3461 : 396
Libya#6,0901 : 11,457
Japan#1,1401 : 1,822
Argentina#3,1331 : 5,267
Guatemala#3,2351 : 5,505
Mauritius#2,2721 : 3,268
Brunei Darussalam#6391 : 2,301
Bulgaria#1,7571 : 1,355
Greece#2,2081 : 2,858
Jamaica#1,4431 : 2,655
Serbia#6051 : 678
Albania#2,4561 : 2,568
Cameroon#6,3151 : 17,793
Hungary#1,0481 : 2,050
Indonesia#7731 : 2,059
Yemen#12,0631 : 27,164
Uruguay#3,1591 : 5,743

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Jan popularity in U.S.

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

Famous People with Name Jan

📰 Latest News about Jan

Stay updated with the most recent news about Jan. Read on to catch up with Jan's latest headlines

Last Updated: May 27, 2024 06:56 AM (GMT + 5.30)

  • Jan Blachowicz Welcomes Light Heavyweight Matchup Against Kamaru Usman - Sherdog.com
    Source: Sherdog.com | Published on: May 26, 2024
  • UFC news: Jan Blachowicz still welcomes Kamaru Usman's challenge - MMA Junkie
    Source: MMA Junkie | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • ‘Sedition Panda,’ a Jan. 6 Rioter in a Costume Head, Is Convicted - The New York Times
    Source: The New York Times | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Rensselaerville man admits charges in Jan. 6 Capitol breach - Times Union
    Source: Times Union | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Opinion | Vote like Jan. 6 could happen again — because it can - The Washington Post
    Source: The Washington Post | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Efforts to censure Samuel Alito over Jan. 6 flag controversy gain traction in Congress - Axios
    Source: Axios | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Jan. 6 defendant nicknamed "Sedition Panda" convicted of assaulting law enforcement officer - CBS News
    Source: CBS News | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Jan. 6 rioter who attacked cops lashes out at Trump-appointed judge after 12-year sentence - NBC News
    Source: NBC News | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • Denham Springs man accused in Jan. 6 Capitol attack - WAFB
    Source: WAFB | Published on: May 25, 2024
  • 'Sedition Panda' convicted of assaulting officer on Jan. 6 after judge calls defense argument 'absurd' - NBC News
    Source: NBC News | Published on: May 24, 2024

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