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What does Dallan mean?

Dallan Pronunciation of Dallan [dal-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.

Associated with: irish, saint, great, learning (wise).


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

Affiliated boy name: Dale.

Creative forms:
(male) Darlan, Telan, ..

(female) Dalna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dallan Josue (D.J.), ..

How popular is Dallan?

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Dale (#1092 via latest list) and Dallin are the prominent variation forms of Dallan (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Dallan was more pronounced in the 1950s (median #1025) and has become significantly diminished since (#1546, 98%), with forms such as Dallin becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 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, Delane, Deleon, Dellwin, Delon, Delwin, Delwyn, Deylin, Dilan, Dillan, Dillen, Dillon, Dolan, Dylan, Dyllan, Dyllon, Dylon and Dylonn. Other suggested similar names are Caolan, Cullan, Dacian, Dagan, Dajuan, Dalle, Dallton, Dalten, Dalton, Daman, Damian, Damyan, Daquan, Dargan, Darian, Dathan, Davian, Daytan, Delano, Delany, Delman, Fillan, Gaelan, Galan, Galvan, Garlan, Gillan, Gullan, Hallam, Hallen, Harlan, Jaelan, Jalan, Jaylan, Kaelan, Kalman, Keallan, Kellan, Mallen, Mallin, Marlan, Mellan, Nollan, Rollan, Salman, Tallan, Tallen, Tallin, Taylan and Vallen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dallan.

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