What does Elian mean?
Elian \e-lian\ 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.
For more information, see also the related boy name Elvis.
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)
Presented below is the birth name popularity 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 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Elian and affiliated names. Elvis is the only other popular variation form of Elian (#697 the previous year). Adoption of these boy names reached its most widespread in 2000 (usage of 0.4905%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.1515%, down 69.1%), with the form Elvis becoming less trendy. Elian (#697) is the most chic boy name here. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Elian is alike in pronunciation to Alan, Alin, Allan▼, Eilan, Eilean, Eilian, Elan, Elon, Elwin▼, Elwinn, Elwyn▼, Ilan and Olin▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Eian, Elam, Elia, Eliam, Eliana, Elias, Eliran, Elkan, Elman and Evian. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elian.