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Yann

First Name
287
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
454
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Yann

User Submitted Origins

French
67%
Gaelic
13%
Chinese
7%
African
7%
Swedish
7%

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Alt. Meaning

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for normal, step outside of the box!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Notable Persons Named Yann

Notable Persons Named Yann

Yann M'Vila

Yann M'Vila is a soccer player for the Sunderland A.F.C., Amiens SC, FC Mantes, Stade Rennais F.C., FC Rubin Kazan, Inter Milan, France national under-16 football team, France national under-17 football team, and France national under-18 football team. Yann was born on June 29th, 1990 in Amiens, France.

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Yann Tiersen

Yann Tiersen is a minimal music, avant-garde music, post-rock, folktronica, and bal-musette musician. He plays Piano, violin, accordion, guitar, toy piano, voice, various others, and Human voice. He was most prominent from 1995 to present. Yann was given the name Yann Pierre Tiersen on June 23rd, 1970.

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Yann Martel

Yann Martel is a novelist. His most notable accomplishments were from 1993 to present. Yann was born on June 25th, 1963 in Salamanca, Spain.

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Yann LeCun

Yann was born in 1960.

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Yann Sommer

Yann Sommer is a soccer player for the Borussia Mönchengladbach, FC Concordia Basel, FC Basel, FC Vaduz, Grasshopper Club Zürich, Switzerland national under-16 football team, Switzerland national under-17 football team, and Switzerland national under-19 football team. Yann was born on December 17th, 1988 in Morges District.

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Yann Kermorgant

Yann Kermorgant is a soccer player for the Reading F.C., Stade Rennais F.C., Vannes OC, SO Châtellerault, Grenoble Foot 38, Stade de Reims, Leicester City F.C., AC Arles-Avignon, Charlton Athletic F.C., A.F.C. Bournemouth, and Brittany national football team. Yann was born on November 8th, 1981 in Vannes, France.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Yann

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yann

Yeo Yann Yann

Yeo was born on February 20th, 1977. Yeo is also known as Yann Yeo.

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Kevin Yann

Kevin Yann is an athlete for the Medan Chiefs.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yann U.S.
  White 39.43% 64.26%
  African American 5.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 51.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yann

People with the last name Yann are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Yann

  • How Popular is the name Yann? Yann is the 22,964th most popular name of all time. As a last name Yann was the 46,811th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yann have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 287 babies born with the first name Yann in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yann 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 Yann? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Yann first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yann is Wednesday, March 1st, 1911.
  • What year had the most people named Yann born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yann was in 2006 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Yann Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yann is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2019.
  • Weird things about the name Yann: The name spelled backwards is Nnay. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nnya. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yann? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 454 people with the last name Yann.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yann? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Yann as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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