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Meaning and name origin

Allan \a(l)-lan\ as a boy's name has the meaning "precious" and is a variant of Alan (Old German): from Adal. Also a variant of Allen (Gaelic): variant of Alan (Old German) "precious". See also Elvis.

Allan has 16 variant forms: Ailean, Ailin, Alain, Alann, Alen, Alin, Allain, Allayne, Alleyn, Alleyne, Allin, Allon, Allyn, Alon, Alun, Alyn.

Allan is also pronounced similarly to Aloin, Aluin, Alwin, Alwyn, Eilan, Elan, Elian, Ilan and Wylan. Other suggested similar baby names are Alano, Alban, Aldan, Alvan, Arlan and Aslan.


Allan is a very popular first name for males (#250 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3727 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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