Yan
Origin/Usage
Chinese
Pronunciation
YAHN
Meaning
Swallow bird
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Yan originates in Chinese language and means "swallow bird". Originally, it was used as a surname and as a surname it functions until today. Currently, it can be used as both feminine and masculine given names. This was the name of an ancient Chinese state, as well as the name of a legendary ancient Chinese emperor.

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