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Aland

What does Aland mean?

Aland Pronunciation of Aland [aland] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and Aland means "precious". Aland is a variant form of Alan (Old German): from Adal.

Variations

22 relations via Alan: Ailean, Ailin, Al, Alain, Alair, Alann, Alano, Alanson, Alen, Alin, Allain, Allan, Allayne, Allen, Alley, Allie, Allin, Allon, Allyn, Alon, Alun and Alyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Alaad, Alad, ..

(female) Alad, Alandi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aland Leopold (A.L.), ..

How popular is Aland?

Aland is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#68973 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Al, Alain, Alan (#167 last year), Alen, Allan (#656), Allen (#349), Allie and Allyn are the prominent variation forms of Aland (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Alon, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Aland was well-received in the 1950s (adoption of 0.76%) and is now significantly lower (adoption 0.2%, 73% less), with forms like Allan becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al, Alain, Alan, Alen, Allan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allen, Allie, Allyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Aland is pronounced similarly to Wayland and Wyland. Other recommended names are Aad, Abad, Adan, Adlard, Alanso, Alanzo, Alard, Alban, Albano, Albany, Aldan, Aled, Alhard (see Allard), Aliard, Allard, Almando, Alvan, Amad, Amahd, Aman, Amando, Amani, Aran, Arand, Arend, Arlan, Arland, Arlando, Armand, Arnd, Asaad, Asad, Aslan, Brand, Chand, Erland, Land, Leland, Noland, Orland, Rand, Roland and Ryland. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aland.

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