Lan

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Origin and Meaning

Chinese 兰 (lán) = 'orchid' [1]

Orchid Flower
Orchid Flower
Image by Bernd Haynold,[2]
License: Creative Commons, CC-BY-SA

Related Names

Lan
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Chinese/Vietnamese

Further Information

Lan is a name used among immigrants from China and Vietnam, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
116 481 110 457 6 24
Finland Finland[4]
n.a.
222
n.a.
212
n.a.
10
Denmark Denmark[5]
94
n.a.
88
n.a.
6
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[6]
0 140
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
7 15
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[8]
n.a.
n.a.
108
n.a.
7
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Lan.


References

  1. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Bernd Haynold, source & license
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no