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What does Dyllan mean?

Dyllan Pronunciation of Dyllan [dyl-lan] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Dyllan) has its root in Welsh, and the name Dyllan means "son of the sea". Dyllan is an alternate form of Dylan (Welsh). Mythology: a legendary Welsh hero.

Associated with: sea.


Dyllan has 5 variants: Dillan, Dillon, Dyllon, Dylon and Dylonn.

Creative forms:
(male) Dylony, ..

(female) Dylion, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dyllan Tyrell (D.T.), ..

How popular is Dyllan?

Dyllan is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Dyllan is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Dyllan entered the list in 1991 and reached its apex rank of #808 in the U.S. in the year 1992, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dyllan name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Dillan (#1431 in recent rankings), Dillon (#448), Dylan (#27), Dyllon and Dylon are the popular variation forms of Dyllan. These forms of Dyllan reached the top of their popularity 2 decades ago (median #533) and are somewhat less common today (#1317, 45%), with forms like Dillon becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dyllan, Dillan, Dillon, Dylan, Dyllon, Dylon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dyllan is pronounced similarly to Daelan, Dalan, Dalen, Dallan, Dallen, Dallin, Dallon, Dalon, Dalwyn, Dalyn, Daylan, Daylen, Daylin, Daylon, Delane, Deleon, Dellwin, Delon, Delwin, Delwyn, Deylin, Dilan, Dillen, Dilon and Dolan. Other suggested similar names are Allan, Caelan, Callan, Cullan, Dallas, Dalle, Dallton, Damian, Dan, Declan, Delani, Delano, Delany, Delman, Delvin, Dewuan (see Dejuan), Doran, Dorran, Dugan, Eilan, Eilean, Elman, Fillan, Garlan, Gilian, Gillan, Gillean, Gullan, Haldan, Harlan, Howlan, Hyman, Julyan, Keilan, Kellan, Kylan, Mellan, Nollan, Phelan, Quillan, Rollan, Rylan, Silvan, Sylvan, Tallan, Taylan, Tillman, Vyvyan, Wylan and Zalman. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dyllan.

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