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). 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.