What does Elan mean?
Elan /elan/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys (also used 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.
Elan has 1 more related variation via Eilon, Ilan: Elam.Kreatif forms: Eaelan, Elanea, Elaneu. [more]
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. 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)
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.