US Popularity:1657
Other Origin(s):African, Sanskrit, Indian
Meaning:Gift of God; Path, road; Circulation
Ayan, a boy's name, has roots worldwide, giving it universal appeal and a whole host of meanings for baby to embrace. As an Arabic name, it derives from Ayaan and means "gift from God," so not only can you invite your little one to share in your faith, but you can also make sure they know how much you cherish them. You already know how lucky you are to have baby, and as an African name, Ayan will remind them of this. It can mean "fortune" and can serve as a reminder for baby to value all of the good that they have in their life. Additionally, the name has Sanskrit and Indian roots, where it means "road," "path," or "circulation." As you can see, there is a lot to love about Ayan!

Ayan Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ayan is currently #705 on The Bump
Boy:Ayan is currently #402 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ayan is currently #1657 in U.S. births
Boy:Ayan is currently #851 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 6
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 345

  • Behind the Name, Ayan (1), June 2023

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