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Dylan (girl)

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What does Dylan mean?

Dylan [dy-lan] 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).

Associated with: waves (sea).


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

Dylan has 2 masculine forms: Dillon and Taylan.

Kreatif forms:
(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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 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 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.