in the U.S.
- Gender: Neutral
- Origin: Chinese
- Meaning: Coral
- #5021 All Time
Pronunciation of Shan
How popular is the name "Shan" in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the populiarty of Shan? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,969 babies born with the name Shan in the United States. That's more than enough Shans to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Shan" was in 1969 with a total of 73 babies.
According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shan" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of only 38 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Shan popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Shan in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Shan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Shan as well as things modernly associated with the name Shan such as celebrities named Shan.
Origin and Meaning of Shan
The name "Shan" is of Chinese origin, and it means "Coral". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.
H is for hand, that you always give.
A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.
N is for neatness, your orderly way.
Your name in reverse order is "Nahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nash". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Shan born Sep 11, 2006
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Eastern Australia approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.
Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.
Name poster for Shan
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