What secrets hide behind “Jan” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Jan” is of Slavic and Hebrew origin. It’s a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
Your name in reverse order is “Naj.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Naj.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Jan’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Jan is a name that evokes logical reasoning. You are possibly intelligent, intuitive, graceful, and even a psychic. Interest in spirituality and mysticism is a strong possibility in your quest for truth. Sometimes you are not friendly and do not like to spend time with other people. You’re the type of person who appreciates luxury and elegance.
Your heart’s desire is to become a leader. You dislike taking orders and want to be in charge – the boss figure. Surprisingly, your creativity allows you to find new solutions to old problems. You can generate ideas on the fly, and want recognition for your efforts. You tend to avoid those who are needy and idle on their work.
When people hear the name Jan, they perceive you as someone who is sympathetic, compassionate, and generous. People feel comfortable with and count on you for support. You don’t care about fashion and are often shabbily dressed. Others see you as a maternal or paternal figure.
You are all about justice - fairness and balance in everything. Being an exceptional friend to someone makes you happy and comfortable. Most often than not, you prefer to lead than to follow.
Your most likely vocation: skilled worker in any field, historian, philosopher, poet, writer, counsellor, adviser.
Lucky colors: All shades of yellow, gold, and green
Lucky gem(s): Moonstone, cat’s-eye, pearl, any white stone
Lucky day(s): Saturday and Sunday
Lucky botanicals: Elder, blackberry, hops, juniper, linseed, grapes, all types of fruit juices
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“Jan” is not a popular baby girl’s name in New York as reported in the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, only 11 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1972. A total of only 505 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1956 with a total of 3,200 babies. That’s a lot of baby Jans.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Jan” was recorded 76,445 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Jans to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 74,679.
The name first appeared in the year 1902 and given to five newborn babies. Jan became a popular girl’s name in the state of Utah in the year 1956. It ranked #40 with 70 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1957 in the state of Georgia with 120 baby girls.
This name is a consistent top ranking girl’s name in the state of Hawaii for 17 years from 1951 to 1977 (may not be consecutive).
For the past eight decades (1939 to 2018), the name “Jan” was recorded 72,731 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Jan, are you proud of your name? Let’s put that to the ultimate test! Share this page on your social media of choice. Don’t forget to tag your friends. It’s okay to brag about something once in a while.