The name Ran is traditionally a girl's name and it is of Japanese origin. The meaning of Rann is 'orchid'. The word has several other possible origins including Chinese, English, Hebrew, African, Korean, Irish, and Indian. According to its Hebrew origin, the meaning of Ran is 'sings joyfully'. Well-known personalities with the name include Israeli footballer Ran Abukarat, Canadian political scientist and professor Ran Hirschl, and South Korean artist Ran Hwang.