Yan is a feminine name of Chinese origin that means “beautiful.” Yan has been used as a surname and a place name throughout China and is steeped in antiquity. This short and sweet title will remind baby that they are beautiful no matter what. Yan is also considered a form of the masculine Hebrew name John, meaning “God is gracious.” Yan has a grounded appeal while still hinting at endless potential, making it a wonderful option for baby’s bright future. Baby Yan will always know they are beautiful inside and out.

Famous People Named Yan

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  • Mo Yan
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