Meaning and name origin
Dylan \d(y)-lan\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Dylan), is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Dylan is "born from waves". Dylan is a variant of Dylana (Welsh): use of Dylan tends to be a tribute to the poet Dylan Thomas.
Dylan is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dylan for girls. Dylan reached its highest rank of #394 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).