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The name Jan is a diminutive form of Janet.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Jan has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Jan
Use of the Name Jan for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
53,225 30,742 654 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Jan has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Jan first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1930, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Jan
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
193094360  
193165010493049
193260511894348
193360911462985
1934506161465147
1935465187390196
1936427230332271
1937417239346246
1938410269308318
1939378304315306
1940357331298351
1941307446260458
1942297533264513
1943276640258546
1944279609248541
1945220867262497
19462101,146263567
19471981,357253673
19482061,259257638
19491811,524289549
19501671,724268603
19511452,189248732
19521432,482276623
19531402,599292580
19541312,991251769
19551382,769281648
19561363,201331502
19571402,981371427
19581532,627373432
19591612,588404383
19601662,446414367
19611882,029426345
19622031,778473285
19632181,562524231
19642491,256536212
1965285938520218
1966304841534202
1967317747571174
1968344656570175
1969398570609165
1970442498642160
1971477412693143
1972476378712127
1973555295729121
1974520324796101
197560726285096
1976616254684146
1977677231811111
1978653248729133
1979800197758131
1980841185822114
1981917163829113
1982924163726143
19831000143831110
1984  722144
1985  787127
1986  837117
1987  94999
1988  914109
1989    
1990  917126
1991    
1992    
1993    
1994    
1995    
1996    
1997    
1998    
1999    
2000  833192
2001  791213
2002  913175
2003  885190
2004  769233
Totals:  53,225 18,546

During the last 125 years, parents have used Jan as a girl's name about 74% of the time and less frequently (about 25% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Jan appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 54 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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