Across the world, An (An , 安 , アン , along with others...) is a widespread gender-neutral given name. The first name An is habitual in Macao, where it is quite a common epicene name, Vietnam, where it is quite a common largely masculine, but uncommonly feminine name, and Belgium, where it is quite a common female name (explore the name in all countries). Measured by absolute frequency, the name is most common in China, Indonesia, and Vietnam. More prevalently, An is the last name as well as the forename.
An is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!
|An||Egypt, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, Indonesia|
|آن||Egypt, Iraq, Sudan, Jordan, Algeria|
|Ан||Armenia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia|
'An, A, Aan, Aestan, Ahn, Ain, Ana, Anamma, And, Ane, Aneas, Anfangen, Aniar, Annus, Année, Anon, Ans, Ansar, Ante, Anë, Anında, Arn, Auger, Añ, Ań, Aņ, Aň, Aƞ, Aǹ, Aɲ, Aɳ, Aｎ, Baltimora, Bann, Bansha, Céard, Cén, Der, Don, Ein, El, Ende, Estan, Fon, Forsan, Garr, Ghãn, Gin, Hand, Hann,
An is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Saint Anne , the mother of Virgin Mary in Christian and Islamic traditions; unnamed in the New Testament or Quran; Anna , the fictional character from Disney's Frozen franchise; Anna , the biblical figure mentioned in the Gospel of Luke, Presentation of Jesus at the Temple; Anne Shirley , the fictional girl and woman, protagonist of the eponymous series, introduced 1908, Anne of Green Gables and Chloe Sullivan , the fictional character from Smallville, and in many other works.
|wang an Chinese nobleman, son of Wang Mang (b. 50)|
|wang an Marquis of Lechang (b. 50)|
|yuan an First century Han dynasty scholar, administrator and statesman (b. 100)|
|liu an Han dynasty scholar (b. 179)|
|an dương vương legendary ruler of the kingdom of Âu Lạc, VN (b. 250)|
|tian an warlord in the late Qin dynasty (b. 250)|
|wang an Tang dynasty person CBDB = 138766 (b. 568)|
|zhao an Sui dynasty person CBDB = 138973 (b. 581)|
|sun an Tang dynasty person CBDB = 140413 (b. 599)|
|zhang an person, CBDB = 140174 (b. 628)|
|gao an person, CBDB = 139828 (b. 638)|
|du an person, CBDB = 140233 (b. 644)|
|cheng an Tang dynasty person CBDB = 145628 (b. 761)|
|an zhong Song dynasty person CBDB = 25156 (b. 934)|
|an min stone carver (b. 1050)|