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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.


Dylan has 4 variants: Dillan, Dillon, Dylane and Dyllan.

Dylan has 2 masculine forms: Dillon and Taylan.

Kreatif forms: Dailan, Delan, Dylanna. [more]

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dylan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dylan outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dylan is pronounced similarly to Delane and Delyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Delana, Delany and Dyan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dylan.