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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: San

Name: San
Pronunciation: \san\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: the sandpiper bird
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Sana, Sean, Sian
Similar Names: Nan, Fan, Jan, Sal, Sam, Shan, Van
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 23421


San \san\ as a girl's name is a variant of Sanny (English), and the meaning of San is "the sandpiper bird".

The baby name San sounds like Sana, Sean and Sian. Other similar baby names are Nan, Fan, Jan, Sal, Sam, Shan and Van.

View a list of the 2 names that reference San.


San is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#23421 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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