Recent Matching
WhitePages members

More WhitePages members

Add your member listing
HOME DISCOVER ABOUT

TAN

as a Last Name

See Tan as a first name

30,633
people in the U.S. have this name View Tan on WhitePages Raquote

Meaning & Origins

Chinese 谭: from the name of the state of Tan during the Zhou dynasty. After Wu Wang established the Zhou dynasty in 1122 BC, he enfeoffed the state of Tan to a descendant of the model emperor Yu (2205–2198 BC), with the status of Viscount. Descendants adopted the name of the state Tan as their surname.
1,379th in the U.S.

Nicknames & variations

Tom, Tam, Tim, Ton, Tin, Tun, Ten, Tum, Tym, Tem

Quick facts

Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
30,633
to be exact
California
has the most people named Tan per capita

Top state populations

Comments