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Meaning and Name Origin

Dallan \d(al)-lan\ as a boys' name is pronounced DAL-en. It is of Irish origin, and the meaning of Dallan is "blind". Saint Dallan of Ireland (sixth century) was a poet known for his great learning.


Dallan has 6 variants: Dal, Dalan, Dallen, Dallin, Dallon and Dalon.

For more on this name, see also the related boy name Dale.


Dallan is a rare first name for men. Dallan is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dallan and related names. Prominent variation forms of Dallan (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Dale and Dallin. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread during the years 1950-1959 and has become significantly less since, with the forms Dale and Dallin becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dale, Dallin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dallan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dallan is alike in pronunciation to Daelan, Dalen, Dalwyn, Dalyn, Daylan, Daylen, Daylin, Daylon, Dilan, Dillan, Dillen, Dillon, Dolan, Dylan, Dyllan and Dyllon. Other suggested similar baby names are Callan, Dallas and Tallan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dallan.