Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: God Is Gracious
Main Origin Language: Dutch
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In 2017 the name Jan...

• was given to 63 baby boys
• was the 2,141st most popular name for baby boys
• was 66% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in New Jersey, New York, and Texas
• was about as popular as Jaysen and Michelangelo
Babies Named Jan Born Per Year
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Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Jan...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1951
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2017
• is 82% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 1% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Jodie, Gale, Robin, Mickey, Marty, Darnell
• has the most opposite popularity history to Faron, Derwin, Kelvin, Kym, Lee, Kimi
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Jan Per State
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Geographically the name Jan...

• 14% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Jeff, Eitan, Hashim, Dasha, Gisele, Avigail
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Carson, Silas, Grayson, Brooklyn, Addison, Lillian
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Jan by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Jan are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Jan will be the only kid named Jan in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Jan compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Jan rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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