Name Element CHANAN

Type Word
Scripts חָנַן(Ancient Hebrew)

Meaning & History

Hebrew word meaning "to be gracious, to have mercy, to show favour" [1].

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Other Languages & Culturesḥnn(Ancient Semitic) ḥan(Phoenician)
Given Name DescendantsShavon, Shavonne(African American) Gjon(Albanian) Yohannes(Amharic) Hannah, Yahya, Yuhanna(Arabic) Anna, Hovhannes, Ohannes(Armenian) Xuan(Asturian) Ane, Anne, Ion, Jon, Jone, Ganix, Iban(Basque) Anna, Hanna, Ivan, Zhanna, Yan(Belarusian) Ananias, Anna, Annas, Elhanan, Hanan, Hananiah, Hannah, Jehohanan, Joanna, Johanan, John(Biblical) Anna, Hananias, Hannas, Ioanna, Ioannes(Biblical Greek) Chanan, Chananyah, Channah, Elchanan, Yehochanan, Yochanan(Biblical Hebrew) Ananias, Anna, Annas, Iohanna, Iohannes(Biblical Latin) Anna, Yann, Yanna(Breton) Ana, Anna, Ioan, Ioana, Ivan, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoan, Yoana(Bulgarian) Aina, Anna, Joan, Joana, Jan, Jana(Catalan) Jowan(Cornish) Ghjuvan, Ghjuvanna, Ghjuvanni(Corsican) Ana, Hana, Ivan, Ivana, Jana(Croatian) Anna, Hana, Ivan, Ivana, Jan, Jana, Johana(Czech) Anna, Anne, Hanna, Hanne, Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johanna, Johanne, Johannes, Jon, John(Danish) Anna, Anne, Annelien, Hanna, Hannah, Jan, Jana, Janna, Johan, Johanna, Johannes, John(Dutch) Anissa, Ann, Anna, Anne, Bevan, Evan, Hannah, Ian, Ivan, Jane, Janessa, Janice, Janis, Jayne, Jean, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanna, Jeanne, Jensen, Jenson, Joan, Joann, Joanna, Joanne, Johanna, John, Johnathan, Johnathon, Johnna, Jon, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shauna, Shavon, Shavonne, Shawn, Shawna, Shayne, Sheena, Shena, Shon, Yancy, Chevonne, Jannah, Jayna, Johna, Jonelle, Seanna, Shevaun, Shevon(English) Johano(Esperanto) Anna, Anne, Ene, Ivan, Jaan, Jaana, Jana, Janika, Johanna, Johannes, Juhan(Estonian) Anna, Jóannes, Jógvan, Jóhannes, Jón, Jóna(Faroese) Ana, Jone(Fijian) Anna, Anne, Hanna, Jani, Janika, Janina, Johanna, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani(Finnish) Anne, Jean, Jeanne, Joanne, Johanne, Yann, Yoan, Yoann, Yohan, Yohann, Yvan, Yanis(French) Xoán, Xoana(Galician) Ana, Anano, Ivane, Ioane(Georgian) Anna, Anne, Hanna, Hannah, Hanne, Jan, Jana, Janina, Johann, Johanna, Johannes(German) Anna, Gianna, Giannis, Ioanna, Ioannis, Yanna, Yannis, Yianna, Yiannis, Gianis, Yanis(Greek) Keoni(Hawaiian) Chana, Chanah, Elchanan, Hanna, Hannah, Yochanan(Hebrew) Anna, Hanna, Iván, János, Johanna(Hungarian) Anna, Hanna, Jens, Jóhann, Jóhanna, Jóhannes, Jón, Jóna(Icelandic) Yohanes(Indonesian) Eoin, Seán, Sean, Shane, Síne, Siobhán(Irish) Anna, Giovanna, Giovanni, Ivan, Ivano(Italian) Joannes, Johanna, Johannes(Late Roman) Anna, Ivans, Jana, Janīna, Jānis, Žanna(Latvian) Sjang, Sjeng(Limburgish) Janina, Jonas, Ona(Lithuanian) Ana, Ivan, Ivana, Jovan, Jovana(Macedonian) Ġwann(Maltese) Ann, Ean, Juan(Manx) Hann, Jan, Jon(Medieval English) Jehan, Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Anna, Anne, Hanna, Hanne, Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johanna, Johanne, Johannes, Jon, Jone, John(Norwegian) Anna, Joan(Occitan) Yahya(Persian) Anna, Hanna, Iwan, Jan, Janina, Joanna(Polish) Ana, Ivan, Joana, João(Portuguese) Ana, Ioan, Ioana, Ion, Ivan(Romanian) Anna, Ioann, Ivan, Yana, Zhanna(Russian) Juhán(Sami) Sione(Samoan) Giuanna, Giuanne, Juanne(Sardinian) Ian, Jean, Seona, Sheena, Sheenagh, Sheona, Shona(Scottish) Anna, Eòin, Iain, Seonag, Sìne(Scottish Gaelic) Ana, Ivan, Ivana, Jana, Jovan, Jovana(Serbian) Anna, Hana, Ivan, Ivana, Ján, Jana(Slovak) Ana, Anže, Anžej, Hana, Ivan, Ivana, Jan, Jana, Janez, Žan(Slovene) Hana, Jan(Sorbian) Ana, Iván, Juan, Juana, Ibán(Spanish) Johana(Spanish (Latin American)) Anna, Anne, Hanna, Hanne, Ivan, Jan, Janina, Janna, Jens, Johan, Johanna, Johannes, Jon, John(Swedish) Ana, Sione(Tongan) Yahya(Turkish) Anna, Ganna, Hanna, Ivan, Ivanna, Yana, Zhanna(Ukrainian) Evan, Ieuan, Ioan, Shan, Siân, Siôn, Siwan, Iefan, Ifan, Iwan(Welsh) Henda, Hene, Henye(Yiddish)
Surname DescendantsHovanesian, Hovhannisyan(Armenian) Ivanoŭ, Ivanow, Kazloŭ, Kazlow(Belarusian) Ivanov(Bulgarian) Ivanović(Croatian) Janda, Janíček(Czech) Jensen, Jenson, Johannessen, Johansen, Johnsen(Danish) Ananias, Jans, Jansen, Jansens, Jansing, Jansingh, Jansink, Janson, Janssen, Janssens, Janzen, Yancy(Dutch) Evanson, Hanson, I'Anson, Janson, Jeanes, John, Johns, Johnson, Jones(English) Janssens(Flemish) Jean(French) Jans, Janson, Janz(German) Giannopoulos, Ioannidis(Greek) Jensson, Jóhannsson(Icelandic) Jansons(Latvian) Valjean(Literature) Jankauskas, Jonaitis(Lithuanian) Ivanov, Ivanovski, Jovanovski(Macedonian) Jansen, Jensen, Jenssen, Johannessen, Johansen, Johnsen(Norwegian) Janda, Janowski(Polish) Ionescu, Ionesco(Romanian) Ivanov(Russian) Ivanović, Jovanović(Serbian) Ibáñez(Spanish) Janson, Jansson, Johansson, Jonsson, Johnsson(Swedish) Ivanov(Ukrainian) Bevan, Evans, Jones(Welsh)
Place Name DescendantsJanów, Janowice, Janowo(Polish)

Sources & References

  1. Strong, James. The Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible, entry H2603, available from https://www.blueletterbible.org/lang/lexicon/lexicon.cfm?strongs=H2603.
Entry updated February 4, 2020