name meaning: Jan \jan\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Jan), is pronounced yahn, jan. It is of Danish, Slavic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jan is "God is gracious". Variant of John. See also Janson. Painters Jan Van Eyck, Jan Vermeer.
Jan has 4 variant forms: Hans, Janek, Jano and Janos.
For more information, see also the related name Yann.
Baby names that sound like Jan are Ean, Ian, Jean, Juan, Jon and Jian.
View a list of the 5 names that reference Jan.