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Girl Name: Shan

Name: Shan
Pronunciation: \shan\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Shan's also a boy name)
Origin: English
Related Names: Shana
Sounds Like: Shani, Shan-, Shane, Shaun
Variant forms: Shanae, Shandi, Shaneka, Shanika, Shaniqua, Shanita, Shante, Shayne
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3852
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 32859


Shan \shan\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Shan), is of English origin. Variant of Sian.

Shan has 8 variant forms: Shanae, Shandi, Shaneka, Shanika, Shaniqua, Shanita, Shante and Shayne.

For more information, see also the related name Shana.

Baby names that sound like Shan are Shani, Shan-, Shane and Shaun.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Shan.


Shan is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3852 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#32859 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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