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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Quan

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  • A user from California, United States says the name Quan is of American origin and means "Love and respect".
  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Quan is of Vietnamese origin and means "Blessed by God".
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Alt. Meaning

Q is for questioning, what is right?

U is for unite, you bring people together.

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

Notable Persons Named Quan

Jonathan Ke Quan is an actor. He has been prominent since 1984. Jonathan was given the name Quan Kế Huy on August 20th, 1971 in Ho Chi Minh City. Jonathan is also known as Jonathan Ke Huy Quan.

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Her ongoing career started in 1992. Quan was born on January 3rd, 1974 in Taiwan.

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Quan is a hip hop music and gangsta rap rapping. His most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to 2002. Quan was given the name Clifford Peacock . Quan is also known as Don Ferquan and Q.U.A.N..

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Quan Bray is a football player for the Indianapolis Colts. Quan was born on April 28th, 1993 in LaGrange, Georgia.

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Quan Yeomans is a rock, alternative rock, hip hop, electronica, and hip hop music musician. He was most prominent from 1993 to present. Quan was born Quan Yeomans on December 12th, 1972.

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His ongoing career started in 2009. Quan was born on December 23rd, 1982 in Mart, Texas.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Quan

Rich Homie Quan is a hip hop music rapping and singing. He was most prominent from 2012 to 2012. Rich was given the name Dequantes Devontay Lamar on October 4th, 1989 in , U.S.

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Jonathan Ke Quan is an actor. He has been prominent since 1984. Jonathan was given the name Quan Kế Huy on August 20th, 1971 in Ho Chi Minh City. Jonathan is also known as Jonathan Ke Huy Quan.

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Dionne Quan is a voice actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2000. Dionne was born on October 20th, 1978 in Lexington, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Jean Quan is a Member of the Oakland City Council, District Member of the Oakland School Board, 49th Mayor of Oakland, Member of theOakland City Council, and Member of theOakland School Board. Jean was born on October 21st, 1949 in Livermore, California.

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Yuan was born on October 16th, 1977 in Jingzhou. Yuan is also known as Yolanda Yuan.

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Lạc Long Quân is royalty. He was most active from -2793 to present.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1966 5 5 0
1969 8 0 8
1970 19 0 19
1971 18 0 18
1972 12 0 12
1973 10 0 10
1974 15 0 15
1975 16 0 16
1976 33 5 28
1977 26 0 26
1978 21 0 21
1979 30 0 30
1980 23 0 23
1981 38 8 30
1982 42 5 37
1983 35 6 29
1984 23 0 23
1985 43 5 38
1986 30 0 30
1987 30 0 30
1988 33 0 33
1989 30 0 30
1990 40 0 40
1991 34 0 34
1992 32 0 32
1993 38 5 33
1994 33 0 33
1995 43 0 43
1996 27 0 27
1997 34 0 34
1998 36 0 36
1999 38 0 38
2000 41 0 41
2001 34 0 34
2002 24 0 24
2003 25 0 25
2004 21 0 21
2005 22 0 22
2006 24 0 24
2007 32 0 32
2008 29 0 29
2009 22 0 22
2010 19 0 19
2011 24 0 24
2012 30 0 30
2013 21 0 21
2014 18 0 18
2015 21 0 21
2016 13 0 13
2017 21 0 21

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Popularity of Quan as a first name

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Popularity of Quan as a last name

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Common last names for Quan

  • Nguyen
  • Tran
  • Wong
  • Le
  • Luong
  • Ly
  • Vo

Common first names for Quan

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Quan U.S.
  White 6.39% 64.26%
  African American 0.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 82.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.40% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Quan

People with the last name Quan are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Quan

  • How Popular is the name Quan? Quan is the 8,786th most popular name of all time. As a last name Quan was the 5,397th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Quan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,336 babies born with the first name Quan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Quan to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Quan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Quan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Quan is Thursday, January 7th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Quan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Quan was in 1995 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Quan Factoid: According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Quan is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1982.
  • Weird things about the name Quan: Your name in reverse order is Nauq. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anuq. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Quan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,451 people with the last name Quan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Quan? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Quan as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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