What does Dylan mean?
Associated with: waves (sea).
(female) Dylani, Dylanna, ..
(male) Dylanan, Dyley, ..
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 history of Dylan for girls. Dylan entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #394 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is presently at #397. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Dylan▲ is pronounced similarly to Daelyn, Dalene, Daline, Delaine, Delane, Delayne, Delene, Deline, Delyn, Delyne and Dillian. Other suggested similar names are Arlan, Dayla, Dela, Delana, Delany, Devan▼, Dian, Dila, Dola, Doran, Dowan (see Dawn), Duwan, Dwan, Dyan, Dyana, Dyane, Dyann, Dylis, Dylyd, Dyna, Dynah, Elan, Ellan, Jaylan, Jolan, Kalan, Kaylan, Nolan and Ryan▲. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dylan.See names in meaning and etymology.