Meaning and Origin of: Lan

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Vietnamese : Flower
  • Polynesian : To float
  • Dutch : Bringer of peace; hope

Girl name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • Chinese : from a place named Lan-tian (meaning ‘blue field’) in Guangdong province.
  • Polish (Łan) : perhaps from the vocabulary word łan ‘plowland’, ‘soil’.
  • Polish (Łań) : alternatively, perhaps a nickname from a derivative of łania ‘hind’, ‘doe’.