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Nan Meaning


What does Nan mean?

The name Nan is of English origin.

The meaning of Nan is "gracious".

Nan is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Nan.

The Given Name Nan

Nan is a diminutive of Nancy. See Nancy for further details.

Delightful and fearless, it is a name considered by many parents.

This great little girl name has a natural dazzle.

Although unique, your little bold Nan, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Nan Woods.

Nan Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 girls were given the name. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 girls were given the name. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Nan Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Nan has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Nan to other names.

Nan Related Names

Nan is a diminutive of Nancy.

Nan has the diminutive (nickname) Nandag.

Famous Nans

  • Nan Woods ~ Actress

Nan Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Nan.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Nan are often vague and defiant but most of all they are read more >>

Nan Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Nan in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Nan.

Just for fun, see the name Nan in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Nan in Nautical Flags page.