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Meaning and name origin

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


Dillan has 7 variant forms: Dilan, Dillen, Dilon, Dyllan, Dyllon, Dylon, Dylonn.


Dillan is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dillan for boys. Dillan reached its highest rank of #553 in the U.S. in 1992. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dillan and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dylan (#29), Dillon (#398), Dilan (#834), Dyllan, Dillan and Dylon. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Dillan is also pronounced similarly to Daelan, Dalan, Dallan, Dallen, Dallin, Dallon, Daylan and Dolan. Other suggested similar baby names are Fillan and Gillan. Like Dillan, these names are not commonly used.