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Boy Names Ending with -lan

Lan ending baby names and what they mean, with 63 results. -lan names are used more often as masculine names. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak in 2015 (usage of 1.45%), except for names like Allan which have become less stylish. The more fashionable baby names here are Callan (#687), Declan (#112), Lachlan (#768), Milan (#424) and Nolan (#71), while Bolan (top 9%) and Tolan (10%) are common -lan last names.

-lan names

Agilan - Dallan | Declan - Karlan | Keelan - Tallan | Taylan - Wylan

Agilan - Dallan

Agilan
Stems fr. Tamil. "Man who commands everything." Akilan is a marginally prominent kid's name. See also Ashlan.

Alan and variantsAlan, var. Allan1
Origin fr. Old German. "Precious." Alan, Allan (cf. Aclan, Klan) are common -lan suffix surnames.

AllanAllan2
Form of Allen. From Gaelic, Old German words. "Precious." Allan has trended downward in popularity as a birth name circa the 1940s. See also Aslan.

ArlanArlan1
Form of Arlen. Derived fr. Gaelic word. "Pledge, oath." Arlan is commonplace as a baby name compared to other versions. Gender-neutral name.

Arlan2
Var. of Erland. Based on Old English, Old Norse. "Noble's land; foreigner, stranger." Also a girls' name. Somewhat novel as a boys' name, Arlan occurs more frequently as a last name.

Ashlan
Var. of Ashley. Root fr. Old English word. "Ash meadow." Not Top 2000 name. Unisex name.

Aslan
Stems fr. Turkish. "Lion." Aslan is not often adopted as a children's name. See also Ashlen.

Bartalan
Var. of Bartholomew. From Aramaic element. "Son of Talmai (the farmer)." Outside Top 2000.

Caelan and variantsCaelan1, var. Calan
Based on Irish, Gaelic element. "Slender." Caelan is familiar as a baby name among these variant forms.

CallanCallan
Root fr. Gaelic, Scottish languages. "Battle; rock." Cross-gender use. Used frequently as a boys' name, Callan is similar to the popular Callum.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -lan names: Alan, Allan, Arlan, Caelan, Callan, Daylan

Caolan, var. Caelan2, Kealan
Origin fr. Gaelic word. "Slender." Less common today. Caelan was the version last listed (2011) in the Top 2000.

Carollan, var. Carolan
Derivative of Irish, Gaelic element. "Little champion." Unusual, with the common androgynous-sounding -an suffix for Carollan, Carolan, like Cailean.

Chambellan
Form of Chamberlain. From Middle English language. "Chief officer of the household." Not that popular as a baby name.

Colan
Var. of Colin. Root fr. Irish, Scottish, Gaelic words. "Young creature." Compare surnames Colman (top 5%), Colen (18%). See also Colwin.

Conlan
Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Hero." Conlan, like the similar Colan, occurs more often as a surname.

Cullan
Var. of Cullen. Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Good-looking lad; handsome." Not in Top 2000. See also Calan.

Daylon and variantsDaelan, Daylan
Var. of Daylon. Root fr. American word. Daylon and its variants probably are .. Daylan was among 2015's Top names.

Dallan1
Var. of Dale. Root fr. Old English. "Valley." Not in Top 2000. See also Dillen.

Dallan2
Form of Dallin. From Old English language. "From the valley." Dallani and Dellan are creative forms. See also Dyllon.

Dallan3, var. Dalan
Stems fr. Irish. "Blind." Rare as boys' names, but Dallan and Dalan are comparable to the more common Dillan.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -lan names for boys.

1. Agilan - Dallan
Agilan, Alan [Allan], Allen [Allan], Arlen [Arlan], Erland [Arlan], Ashley [Ashlan], Aslan, Bartholomew [Bartalan], Caelan [Calan], Callan, Caolan [Caelan, Kealan], Carollan [Carolan], Chamberlain [Chambellan], Colin [Colan], Conlan, Cullen [Cullan], Daylon [Daelan, Daylan], Dale [Dallan], Dallin [Dallan], Dallan [Dalan]


Declan, Dillon [Dilan, Dillan], Dolan, Dylan [Dillan, Dyllan], Eilon [Ilan, Elan, Eilan], Faolan [Felan, Fillan, Phelan, Foillan, ..], Fillan [Faolan], Galen [Galan, Gaelan], Garland [Garlan, Garllan], Gillean [Gillan], Gunnar [Gullan], Harlan, Halen [Haylan], Howland [Howlan], Ilan [Elan], Jalen [Jalan, Jaylan, Jaelan, Jayelan], Jaylen [Jaylan], Kellen [Kelan, Kellan, Keilan, Keillan, ..], Kaelan [Kalan, Caelan], Karl [Karlan]


Keelan [Kelan, Keilan, Keallan, Keillan, ..], Kyle [Kylan], Lachlan, Marlon [Marlan], Mellen [Mellan], Miles [Milan], Milan, Emiliano [Milan], Neil [Neilan], Nolan [Nollan], Orlando [Orlan], Parthalan [Pathalan], Phelan [Felan], Quillan, Quinn [Quinlan], Quinlan, Roland [Rollan], Ryland [Rylan], Scanlon [Scanlan], Talon [Tallan]


Taylan, Wayland [Wylan, Waylan], Wylan

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