What does Elan mean?
Elan /elan/ as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the name Elan means "oak tree". Elan is an alternate spelling of Eilon (Hebrew) with the suffix -an. Elan is also a variation of Ilan (Hebrew): masculine version of Ilana.
Elan has 1 more relation via Eilon, Ilan: Elam.Kreatif forms:
(male) Elanea, Elaney, ..
(female) Elanea, Elat, ..
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)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Elan for boys. 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 #1347 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Elan and affiliated names. Elam (#1581 the previous year), Elon (#1704) and Ilan (#1739) are the prominent varying forms of Elan (#1347 the previous year) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Eilan, are uncommon. These relations of Elan were popular in 2014 (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.