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pinWhat does Dillan mean?

Dillan /dil-lan/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Dillan). Dillan's root is Welsh, and the name Dillan means "like a lion; loyal". Dillan is a version, with the suffix -an, of Dillon (Irish, Gaelic): sounds like Dylan.


Dillan has 7 variants: Dilan, Dillen, Dilon, Dyllan, Dyllon, Dylon and Dylonn.

Kreatif forms: Delan, Dillanno, Dilno. [more]

pinHow popular is Dillan?

Dillan is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#100663 out of 150436, Top 67%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Dillan for boys. Dillan was first listed in 1991 and reached its apex rank of #553 in the U.S. in the year 1992, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dillan and related names. Popular related forms of Dillan are Dilan (#834 from current records), Dillon (#398), Dylan (#29), Dyllan and Dylon. Other variants, like Dillen, are seldom used. These forms of Dillan were popular with parents in 1992 (median #517) and are somewhat less conventional today (#710, 40%). Dylan is more familiar than the rest, although Dillon appears to be getting popular too, while Dillan and Dylon are no longer trendy. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

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Dillan is pronounced similarly to Daelan, Dalan, Dalen, Dallan, Dallen, Dallin, Dallon, Dalon, Dalwyn, Dalyn, Daylan, Daylen, Daylin, Daylon, Delaine, Delane, Deleon, Dellwin, Delon, Delwin, Delwyn, Delwynn, Deylin and Dolan. Other recommended similar baby names are Ailean, Allan, Callan, Cillian, Cullan, Dallas, Declan, Delainy, Delaney, Delani, Delanie, Delano, Delany, Delman, Eilan, Eilean, Eilian, Filian, Fillan, Foillan, Gilean, Gilian, Gillan, Gillean, Gillen, Gillian, Gillman, Gillon, Gilman, Gullan, Keillan, Kellan, Kilean, Kilian, Killean, Killian, Mellan, Milan, Millar, Millen, Nollan, Quillan, Rollan, Silvan, Tallan, Tillman and Tilman. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dillan.