What does Dylan mean?
Dylan /dy-lan/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls (also used more generally as boys' name Dylan). Dylan's root is Welsh, and the meaning of Dylan is "born from waves". Dylan is a version of Dylana (Welsh). Compare surname Dulan.
How popular is Dylan?
Dylan is a rare given name for females but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#93841 out of 150436, Top 62%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Dylan for girls. Dylan entered the list in 1993 and reached its peak position of #394 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)