Name Element CHANAN

TYPE: Word
OTHER SCRIPTS: חָנַן (Ancient Hebrew)

Meaning & History

Hebrew word meaning "to be gracious, to have mercy, to show favour".
GIVEN NAME DESCENDANTS: Deshaun, Deshawn, Keshaun, Keshawn, Lashawn, Rashawn, Quanna, Rashaun, Tajuana (African American), Gjon (Albanian), Yohannes (Amharic), Hannah, Yahya, Yuhanna (Arabic), Hovhannes, Ohannes (Armenian), Xuan (Asturian), Ane, Anne, Ganix, Ion, Jon, Jone, Iban (Basque), Anna, Hanna, Ivan, Yan (Belarusian), Ananias, Anna, Annas, Hanan, Hananiah, Hannah, Jehohanan, Joanna, Johanan, John (Biblical), Anna, Hananias, Hannas, Ioanna, Ioannes (Biblical Greek), Chanan, Chananyah, Channah, Yehochanan, Yochanan (Biblical Hebrew), Ananias, Anna, Annas, Iohanna, Iohannes (Biblical Latin), Anna, Yann (Breton), Ana, Anna, Ioan, Ioana, Ivan, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoan, Yoana (Bulgarian), Aina, Anna, Joan, Joana, Jan, Jana (Catalan), Jowan (Cornish), Ghjuvan, Ghjuvanna, Ghjuvanni (Corsican), Ana, Hana, Ivan, Ivana, Jana (Croatian), Anna, Hana, Ivan, Ivana, Jan, Jana, Johana (Czech), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Hanne, Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johanna, Johanne, Johannes, Jon, John (Danish), Anna, Annabel, Anne, Annelien, Hanna, Hannah, Jan, Jana, Janna, Johan, Johanna, Johannes (Dutch), Anabella, Anabelle, Anissa, Ann, Anna, Annabel, Annabella, Annabelle, Anne, Arabella, Evan, Hannah, Ian, Ivan, Jane, Janessa, Janice, Janis, Jayne, Jean, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanna, Jeanne, Joan, Joann, Joanna, Joanne, Johanna, John, Johnna, Jon, Keanna, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shauna, Shavonne, Shawn, Shawna, Shayne, Sheena, Shena, Yancy, Jannah, Jayna, Johna, Jonelle, Malone, Seanna, Sheenagh, Shevaun, Shevon, Sinjin (English), Johano (Esperanto), Anna, Jaan, Johanna, Johannes, Juhan (Estonian), Anna, Jóannes, Jóhannes, Jón (Faroese), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Jani, Janika, Janina, Janne, Johanna, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani (Finnish), Annabelle, Anne, Hannah, Jean, Jeanne, Joanne, Johanne, Yann, Yoan, Yoann (French), Xoán, Xoana (Galician), Ana, Anano, Ioane, Ivane (Georgian), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Hannah, Hanne, Jan, Jana, Janina, Johann, Johanna, Johannes (German), Anna, Gianna, Giannis, Ioanna, Ioannis, Yanna, Yannis, Yiannis, Gianni, Yanni, Yianni (Greek), Keoni (Hawaiian), Chanah, Channah, Hannah, Yochanan (Hebrew), Anna, Hanna, Iván, János, Johanna (Hungarian), Anna, Hanna, Jóhann, Jóhanna, Jóhannes, Jón, Jóna (Icelandic), Yohanes (Indonesian), Chevonne, Eoin, Seán, Sean, Shane, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán (Irish), Anna, Annabella, Giovanna, Giovanni, Ivan, Ivano (Italian), Joannes, Johanna, Johannes (Late Roman), Anna, Jānis (Latvian), Sjang, Sjeng (Limburgish), Janina, Jonas, Ona (Lithuanian), Ana, Ivan, Ivana, Jovan, Jovana (Macedonian), Ean, Juan (Manx), Hann, Jan, Jon (Medieval English), Jehan, Jehanne, Johanne (Medieval French), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Hanne, Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johanna, Johanne, Johannes, Jon, Jone, John (Norwegian), Anna, Joan (Occitan), Yahya (Persian), Anna, Hanna, Iwan, Jan, Janina, Janusz, Joanna (Polish), Ana, Anabela, Joana, João (Portuguese), Ana, Ioan, Ioana, Ion (Romanian), Anna, Ioann, Ivan, Yana, Zhanna (Russian), Juhán (Sami), Giuanna, Giuanne, Juanne (Sardinian), Eoin, Iain, Ian, Jean, Seona, Seonag, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne (Scottish), Ana, Ivan, Ivana, Jana, Jovan, Jovana (Serbian), Anna, Hana, Ivan, Ivana, Ján, Jana (Slovak), Ana, Anže, Ivan, Ivana, Jan, Jana, Janez, Žan (Slovene), Jan (Sorbian), Ana, Anabel, Iván, Juan, Juana, Ibán (Spanish), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Hanne, Ivan, Jan, Janina, Janna, Jens, Johan, Johanna, Johannes, Jon, Hannah, John (Swedish), Yahya (Turkish), Anna, Hanna, Ivan, Ivanna, Yana (Ukrainian), Bevan, Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Shan, Siân, Siôn, Siwan (Welsh), Hena, Henda, Hene, Henye (Yiddish)
SURNAME DESCENDANTS: Hovanesian, Hovhannisyan (Armenian), Ivanov (Bulgarian), Ivanović (Croatian), Janiček (Czech), Johannessen, Johansen, Johnsen (Danish), Ananias, Jans, Jansen, Jansens, Jansing, Jansingh, Jansink, Janson, Janssen, Janssens, Janzen, Yancy (Dutch), Evanson, Hanson, I'Anson, Janson, Johns, Johnson, Jones (English), Jans, Janson, Janz (German), Giannopoulos, Ioannidis (Greek), Jóhannsson (Icelandic), Mac Giolla Eoin, MacLean, Mallon, Malone, McLain, McLean, Mollown, Monday, Ó Maoil Eoin (Irish), Jansons (Latvian), Jonaitis (Lithuanian), Ivanov, Ivanovski (Macedonian), Jansen, Johannessen, Johansen, Johnsen (Norwegian), Ionescu, Ionesco (Romanian), Ivanov (Russian), Mac Gilleain, MacLean, McLain, McLean (Scottish), Ivanović, Jovanović (Serbian), Ibáñez (Spanish), Janson, Jansson, Johansson, Johnsson (Swedish), Ivanov (Ukrainian), Bevan, Evans, Jones (Welsh)

Sources & References

Entry added May 31, 2018