There are multiple origins and translations for the name Zhan:
1. Chinese name (占) - "divine" or of (湛) - "crystal, clear".
2. Turkic [Kazakh, Kyrgyz and Tatar (җан)] name-giving only, which was derived from the Persian (جان) [Jan] which actually means - "soul, spirit; life; breath".
May also refer to Zhan (male name ).