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pinWhat does Dilan mean?

Dilan /di-lan/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Dilan means "like a lion; loyal". Dilan is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -an, of Dillon (Irish, Gaelic): sounds like Dylan.


Dilan has 5 variants: Dillan, Dillen, Dilon, Dyllon and Dylon.

Kreatif forms: Dilas, Dualan. [more]

pinHow popular is Dilan?

Dilan is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#80502 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Dilan for boys. Dilan was first listed in 2009 and reached its peak rank of #831 in the U.S. in 2010, and is presently at #834. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Prominent alternative forms of Dilan (#834 last year) ranked in the Top 1000 are Dillan, Dillon (#398 last year) and Dylon. Usage of these boy names was at its peak in 1992 (usage of 0.433%) and has become much less since (usage 0.192%, 55.7%), with the versions Dillan and Dylon becoming less trendy. Dillon (#398) is the most chic baby name in this compilation. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Dilan and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Dilan is 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 frequently used than Dilan.