Varian name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Varian mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Varian

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Canada says the name Varian means "Sapphire garden" and is of English origin.
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Varian

Notable Persons Named Varian

Varian Fry

Varian Fry was a journalist. Varian was given the name Varian Mackey Fry on October 15th, 1907. He breathed his last breath on September 13th, 1967.

Varian Johnson

Varian Johnson is an author. Varian was born in 1977 in Florence, South Carolina.

Varian Lonamei

Varian was born on May 10th, 1962.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Varian

Notable Persons With the Last Name Varian

Hal Varian

Hal Varian is an economist in the fields of microeconomics and information technology. Hal was born on March 18th, 1947 in Wooster, Ohio.

Russell Harrison Varian

Russell was born on April 24th, 1898. They passed away on July 28th, 1959.

Sheila Varian

Sheila Varian is an arabian horse breeder, trainer, owner, arabian horse, and arabian horsebreeder. Sheila was born in 1940 in Santa Maria, California.

Roger Varian

Roger Varian is a horse trainer. Roger was born on March 14th, 1979.

Isaac L. Varian

Isaac was born on June 25th, 1793 in New York City. He left this life on August 10th, 1864.

John Osborne Varian

John was born in 1863. He left this life on January 9th, 1931.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Varian U.S.
  White 88.34% 64.26%
  African American 0.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.92% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Varian

People with the last name Varian are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Varian

  • How Popular is the name Varian? Varian is the 20,505th most popular name of all time. As a last name Varian was the 32,339th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Varian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 356 babies born with the first name Varian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Varian to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Varian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1925 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Varian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Varian is Tuesday, October 2nd, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Varian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Varian was in 1977 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Varian Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Varian is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Varian: The name spelled backwards is Nairav. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Naarvi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Varian? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 712 people with the last name Varian.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Varian? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Varian as their last name since less than 1 person in 417k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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