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Origin and popularity of the name NINAN


Ninan : Indian (Kerala): from the personal name Ninan found among Christians in southern India. It is derived from the Syriac name Yūḥannān Hebrew Yoḥanan (see John compare Yohannan). — Note: Since South Indians traditionally do not have hereditary surnames this name was in most cases registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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