First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Magnan

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Alt. Meaning

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

G is for glisten, a sparkle in your eye.

N is for nifty, how neat!

A is for admirers, and all that you have!

N is for nice, need I say more?

Notable Persons With the Last Name Magnan

Antoine was born on June 13th, 1881 in Paris, France. He passed away on March 5th, 1938.


Valentin was born on March 16th, 1835 in Perpignan. He passed away on September 27th, 1916.


Olivier Magnan is a hockey player for the Dornbirner EC in the Austrian Hockey League. He was most active from 2007 to present. Olivier was born on May 1st, 1986 in Sherbrooke.


Jean-Claude was born on June 4th, 1941 in Aubagne.


Octave Magnan was a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Montcalm and Member of theLegislative Assembly of QuebecforMontcalm. Octave was born on April 23rd, 1836 in Saint-Jacques, Lower Canada. He left this life on May 7th, 1921.


Marc Magnan is a hockey player. He was most active from 1982 to 1988. Marc was born on February 17th, 1962 in Edmonton.


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Popularity of Magnan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Magnan U.S.
  White 86.73% 64.26%
  African American 5.12% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.25% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Magnan

People with the last name Magnan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Magnan

  • How Popular is the name Magnan? As a last name Magnan was the 22,346th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Magnan? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Magnan was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Magnan: Your name in reverse order is Nangam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gnmana. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Magnan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,153 people with the last name Magnan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Magnan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Magnan as their last name since less than 1 person in 256k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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