The name Varan is a boy's name of Hindi origin meaning "water god". Varan and is often added to user-created lists like Earthy/Nature Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name the families on Swanson Road ~ NSRN namebanks (huge)".
From the experts:
Unusual and simple: a winning combination. But it was the name of a fifteen-thousand-ton monster in a midcentury "Godzilla" movie.