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What does Elian mean?

Elian [eli-an] as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Elian) is of Spanish and Latin origin. From the clan name Aelianus. This Roman name may have come from the Greek word for the sun, helios.

Affiliated boy name: Elvis.

Associated with: clan (surname), roman, greek, sun (star).


Kreatif forms:
(male) Eliein, Elien, ..

(female) Elianea, Elivan, ..

How popular is Elian?

Elian is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#80812 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name history of Elian for boys. Elian entered the list in 2000 and reached its apex rank of #426 in the U.S. then, and is at #697 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the history of the boy name Elian and affiliated names. Elvis (#1056 the previous year) is the only other popular variation form of Elian (#697 the previous year). Adoption of these forms of Elian was well-received in 2000 (median #509) and is somewhat less today.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elian, Elvis in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Elian is alike in pronunciation to Ailean, Ailin, Alan, Alen, Alin, Allain, Allin, Allon, Aloin, Alon, Alwyn, Alyn, Eilan, Eilean, Eilon, Eilwyn, Elon, Elwin, Elwinn, Elwyn, Ilon, Olen, Olin, Olyn and Wylan. Other recommended names are Arian, Eaman, Eban, Edan, Edrian, Egan, Ehsan, Eian, Eidan, Elam, Eldin, Elgar, Elgin, Elia, Eliam, Eliana, Elias, Eliasz, Elihu, Elijah, Eliot, Eliran, Eliso, Eliu, Eljah, Elkan, Elkana, Elman, Elmar, Elrad, Elson, Eltman, Elven, Eman, Emilian, Emlin, Eran, Esias, Ethan, Evan, Evian, Evin, Gian, Gilian, Jian, Julian, Kilian, Rian, Sloan and Stian. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elian.