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Haiyan may refer to:

Tropical cyclones[edit]

The name Haiyan (Chinese: 海燕; pinyin: Hǎiyàn) was contributed by China and refers to a petrel.


People with the given name[edit]

Haiyan () is a masculine and feminine given name of Chinese origin.

  • Hu Haiyan, male Chinese academic and president of Beijing Institute of Technology
  • Ma Haiyan (1837–1900), Chinese male Muslim General of the Qing Dynasty
  • Qian Haiyan (1955–2013), Chinese female United Nations Civil Servant
  • Xu Haiyan (born 1984), Chinese female free style wrestler
  • Ye Haiyan, female Chinese human rights activist
  • Zhou Haiyan (born 1990), Chinese female middle-distance runner