in the U.S.
- Gender: Neutral
- Origin: Chinese
- Meaning: Coral
- #5096 All Time
Pronunciation of Shan
How popular is the baby name Shan in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the popularity of the Shan baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,977 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 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shan" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 1972. Across the entire United States a total of only 99 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Shan popular?
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.
Other Inspirations for the Name Shan
Shan Biryani Masala
Shan Shan Comes To Eat
Shan Yu Mulan
S is for success, in all you will do.
H is for handy, the helpful you.
A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.
N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.
Your name in reverse order is "Nahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nhas". 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 Aug 24, 1950
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 Bulgaria approximately on 675. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.
As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.