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Meaning and name origin

Elan \e-lan\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Elan), is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Elan is "oak tree". Elan is a variant of Eilon (Hebrew). Also a variant of Ilan (Hebrew): masculine form of Ilana.


Elan has 3 variant forms: Eilan, Elon, Ilon.


Elan 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 Elan for boys. Elan has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 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 also pronounced similarly to Alain, Alan, Alann, Alen, Alin, Allan, Alon, Alun, Alyn, Eilean, Eilian, Elian, Elwin, Elwyn, Olen, Olin, Olyn and Wylan. Other suggested similar baby names are Ean, Eban, Edan, Egan, Eian, Eilam, Elam, Elami, Eliam, Eliana, Elkan, Elman, Elmo, Eman, Eran, Etan, Euan, Evan and Ewan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elan.