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Joyce, Jem (James), Walter, Nan (Anne), Di (Diana), Shirley, Rilla (Marilla) are children of Anne of Green Gables!
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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
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
Anne "Nan" Blythe, one of Gilbert & Anne's twins in the Anne series by L.M. Montgomery