Popularity:1786
Origin:British
Meaning:marsh
Van is a gender-neutral baby name of British origin. If you’re raising baby near big boglands or serene swamps, you may love the meaning of this baby name. Most commonly derived from the British surname Vance meaning “marshland,” Van directly translates to “marsh.” Though this definition may fit perfectly, you should also note that Van is associated with the Dutch word van meaning “of.” Originating from Europe, Van has grown roots across Asia and North America. With a name like Van, baby can be inspired to persevere through every wet and rainy season.

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