Kan

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See also: kan, Kan., and káň

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese (Kan) or かん (Kan).

Proper noun[edit]

Kan (plural Kans)

  1. A female given name from Japanese
  2. A male given name from Japanese
  3. A surname of multiple origins.

Derived terms[edit]

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Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Kan is the 10,647th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 3,005 individuals. Kan is most common among Asian/Pacific Islander (82.60%) and White (10.85%) individuals.

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

Kan

  1. Rōmaji transcription of かん

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German channa, from Proto-Germanic *kannǭ. Cognate with German Kanne, Dutch kan, English can, Icelandic kanna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Kan f (plural Kanen)

  1. can
  2. pot
  3. jug
  4. churn

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese (Kan) or かん (Kan).

Proper noun[edit]

Kan m or f

  1. A female given name from Japanese
  2. A male given name from Japanese
  3. A surname​.