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What does Declan mean?

Declan Pronunciation of Declan as a boys' name is pronounced DECK-lan. It is of Irish origin. From Deaglán, which is of unknown meaning. The name of an Irish saint (sixth century). The singer Elvis Costello was born Declan Patrick McManus.

ASSOCIATED WITH De-, -lan, irish, saint




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How popular is Declan?

Declan is an uncommonly occurring given name for males and an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Declan was first listed in 1992 and reached its peak position of #112 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Declan name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Dacian, Daelan, Dalan, Dallan, Daylan, Dean, Deccan, Deegan, Dejuan, Dekwan, Delane, Delani, Delano, Delany, Delman, Delon, Demyan, Denman, Dequan, Derland, Desean, Deshan, Destan, Devan, Devland, Devlen, Devlin, Devlon, Devlyn, Dewuan (see Dejuan), Deylin, Dilan, Dillan, Dolan, Dylan, Dyllan, Felan, Kealan, Keelan, Keilan, Kelan, Kellan, Mellan and Neilan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Declan.