Boy name origins & meanings
- German : Rooster
Family name origins & meanings
- German : from Middle High German hane ‘rooster’, hence a nickname for a conceited or sexually active man. In some instances it may have been a habitational name from a house bearing the sign of a rooster.
- German : patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Johannes (see John). This surname is also found in Denmark and Sweden.
- Jewish (Ashkenazic) : ornamental name from German Hahn ‘rooster’, one of the many Ashkenazic surnames based on vocabulary words denoting birds or animals.