Jan

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Gender: M Origin of Jan: Dutch variation of John

Properly pronounced yahn, most Americans will still equate it with the Brady Bunchesque girls' name Jan.

Famous People Named Jan

Jan van Eyck, Flemish painter
Jan Brueghel the Elder, Flemish painter
Jan de Bray, Dutch painter
Jan Hus, Czech church reformer
Jan Magnussen, Danish racing driver
Jan Lammers, Dutch racing driver
Jan Charouz, Czech racing driver
Jan Hammer, Czech jazz-pop musician
Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland
Jan Masaryk, former foreign minister of Czechoslovakia
Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist
Jan Lamb, Hong Kong DJ


Pop Culture References for the name Jan

Doctor Jan Szukalski, character from Night trains, by Barbara Wood

Jenda, Jano, Janne, Janek, Jaan, Yan, Janson, Hans, Janos, Jann