Jan \jan\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Jan), is pronounced jann. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jan is "God is gracious". Feminine form of John. As a girl's name, also a short form of Janet and Janice. Author Jan Morris.
Jan has 8 variant forms: Jana, Janah, Janina, Janine, Jann, Janna, Jannah and Janne.
For more information, see also related names Janae, Jancis, Janessa and Jane.
Baby names that sound like Jan are Jen, Joan, Jean and Jany.