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Declan meaning and name origin

Declan \d(e)-clan, dec-lan\ as a boy's 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.

Similar baby names are Deccan, Kealan, Deegan, Dallan, Dalan, Dekwan, Dequan, Deylin, Daylan, Daelan, Delon, Delany, Delano, Delani, Delane, Devlin, Devlyn, Devlon, Devlen, Dillan, Dilan, Dolan, Dylan, Dyllan, Keelan, Kelan, Keilan and Kellan.

Popularity of Declan

Declan is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Declan compared with similar and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Declan only.

Popularity of name Declan
Popularity of Declan