Given Name AN (2)

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: 𒀭 (Sumerian Cuneiform)

Meaning & History

Means "heaven, sky" in Sumerian. An was the supreme Sumerian god of the heavens, the father of Enlil and Enki. His cuneiform sign 𒀭 (dingir) was prefixed to the names of other deities in writing, though it was not pronounced.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Anu (Semitic Mythology)
SAME SPELLING: An (1)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Án, Ân, An

Categories

air, celestial, gods, sky, sky deities
Entry updated July 11, 2018