What Does Hanan Mean?


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Hanan is a name for a baby girl. It is a name with Arabic origins. Most of the Arabic names even if they are difficult have beautiful meanings. It means mercy when translated literally into English. This name also has biblical origins. Thus it is also a name in Hebrew and means a person with compassion. But here it is a name given to several men. So this indicates that this name was given to both men and women over varying periods of time.

Thus it is predominantly a Muslim name though it is also used in other religions. Nowadays this name is not so common and is found very rarely. This name but is nowadays very well known as a surname. Some of the famous people who have borne this name include Blake Hanan, Dame Elizabeth Hanan, Dr. Niall Hanan and others.

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