Nan: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Nan

Nan

Pronunciation: NAN (key)

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An English nickname for Ann(e), meaning "gracious". It most likely derived from the expression "mine Ann", which was slurred into "Nan".

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Nan Kempner, American socialite
Nan Goldin, American photographer
Nan Britton, mistress of president Warren G. Harding and mother of his daughter

Nan in song, story & screen: | Edit

Nan Bobbsey, one of the Bobbsey twins
Nan Flanagan, character in the TV series "True Blood"
Nan Merriman, sister of the American Girl character Felicity

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