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 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shan" is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1973. Across the entire United States a total of only 89 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 north 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 success, in all you will do.
H is for hero, as you appear to many.
A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.
N is for nice, need I say more?
Your name in reverse order is "Nahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hans". 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 Nov 28, 1927
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 Austria approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.
You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.
Name poster for Shan
Here's something for you to ponder on...
The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.