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What does Ashlan mean?

Ashlan Pronunciation of Ashlan [ash-lan] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Ashlan) is of Old English origin, and Ashlan means "ash meadow". Ashlan is an alternate spelling of Ashley (Old English): surname and place name.

Associated with: old english, ash (tree), meadow.


Ashlan has 5 variants: Ashlen, Ashlin, Ashlinn, Ashlyn and Ashlynn.

8 more different relations via Ashley: Ash, Asheley, Ashelie, Ashely, Ashli, Ashlie, Ashling and Ashly.

Creative forms:
(male) Ashan, Ashnan, ..

(female) Ashlant, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ashlan Sterling (A.S.), ..

How popular is Ashlan?

Ashlan is an unusual first name for men. Ashlan is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Ashlan (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Ash (#1614 a year ago) and Ashley. Other variants, like Ashlinn, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Ashlan was more pronounced 4 decades ago (adoption of 0.03%) and has become much diminished since (adoption 0.01%, 81.6% less), with the version Ashley becoming less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ash, Ashley in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abrian, Absalon, Acelin, Adan, Adiran, Adlai, Adlin, Adryan, Agilan, Ahran, Ahsan, Aidan, Ailean, Ailin, Akshan, Alan, Alexan, Alin, Allain, Allan, Allen, Allyn, Alun, Aman, Amidan, Annan, Antuan, Antwan, Arlan, Arrlen, Asa, Asaf, Ashburn, Ashraf, Ashtin, Ashton, Ashtun, Ashur, Ashwin, Ashywyn, Aslan, Aspen, Athan, Bohdan, Caelan, Cahan, Calan, Callan, Caolan, Cullan, Dalan, Dallan, Declan, Dyllan, Faolan, Fillan, Gaelan, Ihsan, Ilan, Ishaan, Jahan, Johan, Kalan, Kylan, Marlan, Milan, Nolan, Orlan, Osman, Phelan, Shaan, Shan, Sohan, Tallan and Taylan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ashlan.

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