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Gender: Female Origin of Swan: Bird name

The name Swan is a girl's name of English origin. Swan and is often added to lists like Baby Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF with occupations".

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Obsolete Swanhild gives way to oh-so-modern Swan, joining the flock of newly fashionable bird names such as Wren and Lark. And Swan carries an image of grace, though perhaps also a bit of languor. No matter: It's a lovely and original name, right for our times.

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Pop Culture References for the name Swan

Bella Swan, protagonist in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Saga
Emma Swan, protagonist in the TV Show "Once Upon A Time"
Elizabeth Swann, protagonist in "The Pirate's of the Caribbean"
Swan Brooner is the focus of the 2001 HBO documentary Living Dolls: The Making of a Child Beauty Queen
Swan, character in Naomi Campbell novel "Swan"