Jan

Jan - A very unique female name



  Jun 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jan appeared on the charts for the first time in 1921 on position #1705. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jan? 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 Jan. The baby girl name Jan was given to 5 baby girls in 2000, ranking #4786 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 305,383 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jan peaked in popularity 63 years ago in 1954 on position 131.



Famous with this name

Jan Kooijman
Jan Böhmermann
Jan Chojnacki


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Jan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jan is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #3,443 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,443.

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 Jan is where you live.


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Jan origin and meaning

Jan is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Jan, pop culture references for the name Jan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jan

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

Joan / Jean / Jane / Jamie / Jasmine / Joanne / June / Jeanne / Joann / Jenna /

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
20004786
19892956
19882163
19872087
19861828
19851524
19841273
19831075
19821019
1981965
1980851
1979816
1978689
1977713
1976634
1975631
1974511
1973577
1972481
1971480
1970440
1969392
1968343
1967319
1966304
1965282
1964249
1963218
1962203
1961188
1960166
1959160
1958153
1957140
1956136
1955138
1954131
1953139
1952143
1951145
1950166
1949180
1948206
1947196
1946209
1945219
1944280
1943272
1942301
1941307
1940365
1939387
1938408
1937416
1936441
1935478
1934542
1933638
1932661
1931753
19301036
19291523
19281409
19271104
19261699
19251728
19241448
19221960
19211705

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California3443

Even more about Jan


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 Jan 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jan?

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
1954
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Jan
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 305,383
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1921
2000 births +5

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