Jan (name)

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Pronunciation IPA: [ˈjan] or [ˈja:n]
Gender Male
Word/name Hebrew
Meaning God is Gracious
Other names
Related names John (male); Janice, Janet (female)

Jan (pronounced Yann or Yaan) is a variant of John in Catalan, Czech, Polish, Dutch, Scandinavian, Cornish, Devon dialect, German, Afrikaans, Northern Germanic and Western Slavic Languages. The Slovak spelling is Ján. In English it is a shortened form of Janice or Janet with corresponding pronunciation. It has a separate origin in Arabic.

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  • Kim Dickens (born Kimberly Jan Dickens), American actress

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