Popularity:14533
Origin:Chinese
Meaning:round; circular; spherical
Originally from China, Yuan is a baby boy name meaning “round”, “circular”, or “spherical”. This baby boy name is famously mentioned in the Warring States period. At the time, Prince Bo Yuan carried the name with pride and it soon became a common title for princes, advisers, and other officials across Asia. Yuan is a name that cycles throughout history and makes its presence known. Making your own mark in the world and calling upon your heritage has never been easier than with a powerful name like this.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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