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What does Elan mean?

Elan \e-lan\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Elan) is of Hebrew origin, and the name Elan means "oak tree". Elan is a variation of Eilon (Hebrew). Elan is also a variation of Ilan (Hebrew): masculine form of Ilana.


Elan has 3 variants: Eilan, Elon and Ilon.

Elan has 1 more related variation via Eilon, Ilan: Elam.


Elan is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#66476 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Elan for boys. Elan has not made it into the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Elan is alike in pronunciation to Alain, Alan, Alann, Alen, Alin, Allan, Alon, Alun, Alyn, Eilean, Eilian, Elian, Elwin, Elwyn, Olen, Olin, Olyn and Wylan. Other recommended similar baby names are Ean, Eban, Edan, Egan, Eian, Eilam, Elami, Eliam, Eliana, Elkan, Elman, Elmo, Eman, Eran, Etan, Euan, Evan and Ewan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elan.