🔼The name Azzan in the Bible
The name Azzan occurs only one time in the Bible. Azzan is the father of Paltiel of the tribe of Issachar, who was assigned by God himself to assist the administrative division of Canaan (Numbers 34:26).
🔼Etymology of the name Azzan
The name Azzan is a direct derivation of the root-verb עזז ('azaz), meaning to be strong:
The letter nun with which this name ends may either be a remnant of the waw-nun extension that localizes or personifies a root (=Strong One or Bony One), or it may be a pronominal suffix meaning either his or theirs.
For a meaning of the name Azzan, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Strong. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has Very Strong, and adds the possibility Their Strength.