< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Chinese
  • Meaning: Gentle, Gracious
  • #64115 All Time
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How popular is the name "Wan" in the U.S.?

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Want to know about the populiarty of Wan? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15 babies born with the name Wan in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Wan" was in 1992 with a total of 5 babies.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Wan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Wan as well as things modernly associated with the name Wan such as celebrities named Wan.


Origin and Meaning of Wan

The name "Wan" is of Chinese origin, and it means "Gentle, Gracious". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Naw". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nwa". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Wan born Oct 23, 2014

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 Central Africa approximately on 1225. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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