Achan
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Given Name ACHAN
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: עָכָן (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: AY-kan (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Possibly a variation of the Hebrew word עֲכָר ('akhar) meaning "trouble". In the Old Testament, Achan is stoned to death because he steals forbidden items during the assault on Jericho.