Adan

Adan - A very unique male name



  Apr 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Adan, meaning son of the red earth, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #785. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Adan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Adan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Adan. The baby boy name Adan was given to 834 baby boys in 2012, ranking #353 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,968 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Adan peaked in popularity 13 years ago in 2004 on position 284.



Famous with this name

Adan Canto
Adán Herrera
Jim Adan


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Adan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Adan is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #188 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #950.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Adan is where you live.


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Adan origin and meaning

Adan is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means son of the red earth. To see famous people named Adan, pop culture references for the name Adan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Adan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Adan, sorted by popularity.

Adam / Aiden / Aidan / Ayden / Aden / Aydan / Aaden / Aydin / Aidyn / Aedan /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012353
2011337
2010330
2009289
2008301
2007307
2006302
2005289
2004284
2003416
2002442
2001484
2000499
1999484
1998524
1997505
1996517
1995508
1994534
1993514
1992501
1991518
1990526
1989533
1988546
1987535
1986488
1985558
1984522
1983526
1982554
1981511
1980536
1979600
1978624
1977569
1976561
1975645
1974663
1973619
1972704
1971693
1970705
1969685
1968698
1967699
1966698
1965716
1964731
1963738
1962706
1961821
1960795
1959760
1958779
1957811
1956761
1955759
1954932
1953735
1952746
1951853
1950682
1949743
1948817
1947720
1946627
1945624
1944694
1943761
1942742
1941653
1940776
1939816
1938750
1937676
1936710
1935732
1934685
1933864
1932723
1931816
1930723
1929797
1928755
1927793
1926924
1925907
1924978
1923987
19221071
1921939
19201007
19191166
19181115
19171183
19161064
19151143
1912785

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California188
New Mexico195
Nebraska197
Arizona203
Texas224
Colorado225
Nevada236
Idaho255
Illinois296
Oklahoma312
Utah413
Kentucky415
Washington428
Kansas438
Iowa499
Minnesota509
North Carolina509
Arkansas551
Oregon565
Florida587
Missouri608
Michigan655
New York658
Indiana672
Georgia682
Tennessee699
Louisiana840
Ohio932
New Jersey950

Even more about Adan


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Adan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Adan?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2004
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Adan
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,968
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +834

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