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An - A very unique male name



  May 26,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

An appeared on the charts for the first time in 1980 on position #2157. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named An and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name An? 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 An. The baby boy name An was given to 5 baby boys in 2011, ranking #3819 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 330,648 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. An peaked in popularity 34 years ago in 1985 on position 1468.



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An is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? An is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #2,241 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,241.

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 An is where you live.


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An origin and meaning

An is a 2 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named An, pop culture references for the name An and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to An

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

Ayaan / Ammon / Amin / Aman / Amani / Annie / Ayan / Ayman / Amy / Aayan /

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
20113819
20083863
20072885
20053643
20043727
20022926
19992683
19982165
19972535
19953068
19942270
19932488
19922082
19912369
19902080
19892133
19882132
19872276
19861968
19851468
19841586
19831683
19821812
19812202
19802157

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas2241

Even more about An


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 An 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 An?

1 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
1985
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name An
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 330,648
Letter count 2
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1980
2011 births +5

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