Last name origins & meanings:
- Vietnamese: unexplained.
- Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing
fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.
- English: Western English variant of Fann.
- Czech (Vaň): from a pet form of the personal name Václav, Old Czech
Vęceslav (see Vacek).
- Ukrainian: from a
short form of the personal name Ivan, Slavic form of
This name appears in the following lists:
Rock Kings and Queens,
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