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Ranked #5021


Gender: Neutral. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 2 (Ranked #8974).

What does the name "Shan" mean?

Shan (Chinese): Coral

The name "Shan" is of Chinese origin and it means "Coral". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 45 other names that are similar to this one.

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

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 "Hsna". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Shan" in the U.S.?


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 first appeared 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 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shan" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 14 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 west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Shan born Jan 16, 1981

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 Burma approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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