What does Elan mean?
Elan [elan] as a name for boys (also used less generally as girls' name Elan) is of Hebrew origin, and the name Elan means "oak tree". Elan is an alternate spelling of Eilon (Hebrew). Elan is also a variation of Ilan (Hebrew): masculine version of Ilana.
Associated with: oak (tree).
1 more relation via Eilon, Ilan: Elam.Creative forms:
(male) Elean, Ezan, ..
(female) Elat, Eler, .. Middle name pairings:
Elan Shiv (E.S.), ..
How popular is Elan?
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. Demographics)
Elan entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #1264 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is at #1484 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Elam (#1262 the previous year), Elon (#1702) and Ilan (#1579) are the prominent varying forms of Elan (#1484 the previous year) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Eilan, are uncommon. These relations of Elan were popular in 2015 (adoption of 0.02%).
Elan is alike in pronunciation to Ailean, Ailin, Alain, Alen, Alin, Allan▼, Allen▼, Allin, Allon, Allyn, Aloin, Alon, Aluin, Alun, Alwin, Alwyn, Alyn, Eilean, Eilian, Eilwyn, Elwyn, Elwynn, Olen▼, Waylan and Wylan. Other recommended names are Adan▲, Alban, Bran, Dylan, Eagan, Ean▲, Eban, Edan, Edin, Edyn, Egan, Eian, Eilam, Elami, Elden▼, Eldin, Eliam, Eliana, Elias▲, Elkan, Elkana, Elman, Elmar, Elmo▼, Eloy, Elton▼, Eluf, Ely, Eman, Emlin, Eran, Ernan, Etan, Euan, Eunan, Evan, Evin, Ewan, Ewin, Felan, Ian▲, Idan, Jalan, Jan▼, Kean, Man, Milan▲, Oran▼, Orlan and Rylan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elan.See names in meaning and etymology.