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What does Elan mean?

Elan Pronunciation of 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 El-, oak (tree)


VARIANTS Ilon, Elon, Eilan




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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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elan outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Elam (#1262 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Elon (#1702) and Ilan (#1579) are the prominent varying forms of Elan (#1484) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Eilan, are uncommon. These relations of Elan were popular in 2015 (ADOPTION OF 0.02%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elan, Elam, Elon, Ilan in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

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 sound-alike 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.

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