Name: Zaan

Origin and Meaning of the Name Zaan

  • Meaning:
    River Zaan
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  • Meaning:
    Variant of Alexander
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  • Pronunciation:
    (zan); (zahn)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Zaan)
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Miscellaneous Info for Zaan

  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Zaan is the name of a river in the Netherlands; it is traditionally used within the surname "van der Zaan."

    Zaan can also be used as a variant for Alexander, presumably because of the "xan" sound.

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