Jan Name Meaning & Origin

Jan

Pronunciation: JAN (key)

Related Names:

Janet, Janice, Janine, Janis

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My sister's full nane was Jann. She was always corrected on the spelling and asked what it was short for. My mom spelled it with two "n's" so it matched our last name which also had two consonants.

Jan is usually a nickname for Janet or Janice.

My mum's full name is Jan. Not a nickname.

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Female form of John
From the Hebrew "God is gracious"

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Jan Brady, middle daughter on TV series The Brady Bunch

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