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Meaning and name origin

Dilan \d(i)-lan\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dilan is "like a lion; loyal". Dilan is a variant of Dillon (Irish, Gaelic): sounds like Dylan.


Dilan has 5 variant forms: Dillan, Dillen, Dilon, Dyllon, Dylon.


Dilan is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#57602 out of 88799, Top 65%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dilan for boys. Dilan reached its highest rank of #831 in the U.S. in 2010. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dilan name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dilan and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dillon (#398), Dilan (#834), Dylon and Dillan. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dilan, Dillan, Dillon, Dylon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dilan is also pronounced similarly to Daelan, Dalan, Dalen, Dallan, Dalon, Dalyn, Daylan, Delane, Delon, Dolan, Dylan and Dyllan. Other suggested similar baby names are Delani, Delano, Delany, Eilan and Milan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dilan.