Ayan

Gender:boy

Meaning:era

Origin:Arabic

Pronunciation:uh yan

Variations:Aayan

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This is a fairly traditional Muslim and Qu’ranic name with a very interesting meaning. For parents who are looking for something a bit safer, Ayan is a good choice.

Detailed Meaning

Ayan is a boys name which is mentioned often in the Quran. It covers a variety of words which all have similar meanings i.e. time, era, epoch. As it features heavily in the Quran it is extremly popular amongst Muslim families.

Famous People With This Name

Ayan Mukerji is an Indian film director, Ayan Panja is a British doctor and broadcaster and Ayan Sadakov is a Bulgarian footballer.

Possible Nicknames

One possible nickname for Ayan could be “Yan.” Alternatively, “Yanny” or “Yannie” could also be considered for something that is more affectionate.

Related Names

Obvious related names include Aayan, which is just a different spelling of the same name.

Stories Featuring This Name

“Ayan” is a 2009 Tamil action film about a man called Deva who works for a smuggling group, even though his mother wants him to become a government official.

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