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What does Elian mean?

Elian Pronunciation of Elian 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.



ASSOCIATED WITH clan (surname), roman, greek, sun (star)


(male) Epian, ..

(female) Eliina, ..

Elian Atlas (E.A.), ..

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)

Elian entered the list in 2000 and reached its apex rank of #426 in the U.S. then, and is at #597 currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2016)

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

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

Which version is better?

Elvis (#1049 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) is the only other popular variation form of Elian (#597). Adoption of these forms of Elian was well-received in 2000 (MEDIAN #509) and is somewhat less today. Elvis has been the most well-known version, though Elian has become trendy as well over time.

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 sound-alike 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.