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Adan

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26k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Adan

"Adan" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Of the Earth". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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Ultimately from Biblical Hebrew אדם (adam)

  1. Adam (Biblical character)

Notable Persons Named Adan

Adan Canto is an actor. He was most active from 2009 to present. Adan was born on December 5th, 1981 in Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico.

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Adan Sánchez was a musician. Adan was given the name Adán Santos Sánchez on April 14th, 1984 in Torrance, California, U.S. He passed away on March 27th, 2004.

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Adan Mohamed Nuur Madobe is a Minister of Industry, Commerce of Somalia, Speaker of the Transitional Federal Parliament, (Acting), Commerce ofSomalia, Speaker of theTransitional Federal Parliament, President of Somalia, and List of Presidents of Somalia. Adan was born in Mandera.

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Adan Chávez Frías is a Governor of Barinas, Governor ofBarinas, Minister of Education, and Education in Venezuela. Adan was born on April 11th, 1953 in Sabaneta, Barinas.

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Adan Mohammed is a Cabinet Secretary for Industrialization and Enterprise Development. Adan was born in El Wak.

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Adán Balbín is a soccer player for the Sporting Cristal, Unión Huaral, Coronel Bolognesi, Club Deportivo Universidad de San Martín de Porres, and Peru national football team. Adán was born on October 13th, 1986 in Huaral.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Adan

Antonio Adán is a soccer player for the Real Betis, Real Madrid C.F., Real Madrid C, Real Madrid Castilla, Cagliari Calcio, Spain national under-16 football team, Spain national under-17 football team, and Spain national under-19 football team. Antonio was born on May 13th, 1987 in Madrid, Spain.

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Avraham "Bren" Adan is a military person. His military service ended in 1977.

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Shukor Adan is a soccer player for the Felda United F.C., Melaka United, Negeri Sembilan FA, Selangor FA, ATM FA, and Malaysia national football team. Shukor was born on September 24th, 1979 in Malacca. Shukor is also known as Shukor.

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Fowsiyo Yusuf Haji Adan is a Foreign Minister of Somalia, Deputy Prime Minister of Somalia, and Prime Minister of Somalia. Her career lasted from 2012 to 2014. Fowsiyo was born on December 12th, 1952 in Hargeisa.

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Fartuun Adan is an activist. She holds the title Executive Director of the Elman Peace and Human Rights Centre. Fartuun was born in Somalia.

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Mohamud Ibrihim Adan is a Minister of Finance of Somalia, Minister of Post, and Telecommunications of Somalia. He was most active from 2015 to 2015. Mohamud was born in Somalia.

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How popular is the baby name Adan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1904 5 0 5
1912 10 0 10
1914 5 0 5
1915 15 0 15
1916 17 0 17
1917 14 0 14
1918 20 0 20
1919 15 0 15
1920 25 0 25
1921 32 0 32
1922 21 0 21
1923 27 0 27
1924 30 0 30
1925 30 0 30
1926 26 0 26
1927 48 0 48
1928 47 0 47
1929 37 0 37
1930 50 0 50
1931 34 0 34
1932 45 0 45
1933 30 0 30
1934 46 0 46
1935 41 0 41
1936 39 0 39
1937 46 0 46
1938 35 0 35
1939 31 0 31
1940 38 0 38
1941 52 0 52
1942 47 0 47
1943 43 0 43
1944 52 0 52
1945 60 0 60
1946 69 0 69
1947 58 0 58
1948 38 0 38
1949 57 0 57
1950 64 0 64
1951 39 0 39
1952 64 0 64
1953 65 0 65
1954 36 0 36
1955 55 0 55
1956 58 0 58
1957 53 0 53
1958 65 0 65
1959 70 0 70
1960 67 0 67
1961 61 0 61
1962 94 0 94
1963 79 0 79
1964 78 0 78
1965 71 0 71
1966 82 0 82
1967 86 0 86
1968 83 0 83
1969 100 0 100
1970 109 0 109
1971 118 0 118
1972 110 0 110
1973 149 0 149
1974 130 0 130
1975 139 0 139
1976 191 5 186
1977 186 0 186
1978 164 0 164
1979 181 0 181
1980 237 0 237
1981 251 0 251
1982 226 0 226
1983 233 0 233
1984 246 0 246
1985 241 0 241
1986 316 6 310
1987 262 0 262
1988 270 0 270
1989 306 6 300
1990 335 0 335
1991 364 5 359
1992 406 0 406
1993 400 0 400
1994 360 0 360
1995 409 5 404
1996 397 0 397
1997 404 0 404
1998 383 0 383
1999 454 0 454
2000 454 0 454
2001 499 6 493
2002 561 5 556
2003 629 0 629
2004 1,113 0 1,113
2005 1,160 6 1,154
2006 1,103 5 1,098
2007 1,080 0 1,080
2008 1,119 8 1,111
2009 1,128 5 1,123
2010 948 6 942
2011 905 0 905
2012 868 0 868
2013 875 7 868
2014 843 9 834
2015 796 12 784
2016 822 7 815

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Popularity of Adan as a first name

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Common last names for Adan

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Adan U.S.
  White 10.44% 64.26%
  African American 34.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.25% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.12% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 48.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Adan

People with the last name Adan are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Adan

  • How Popular is the name Adan? Adan is the 1,480th most popular name of all time. As a last name Adan was the 9,155th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Adan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25,585 babies born with the first name Adan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Adan to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Adan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Adan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Adan is Tuesday, December 15th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Adan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Adan was in 2005 with a total of 1,154 babies. That's a lot of babies named Adan!
  • Random Adan Factoid: According to the 1964 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Adan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1964.
  • Weird things about the name Adan: Your name in reverse order is Nada. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anda. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Adan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,564 people with the last name Adan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Adan? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Adan as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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