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What does Fillan mean?

Fillan Pronunciation of Fillan [fil-lan] as a boys' name is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Fillan is "wolf". Anglicized form of Faolán. Saint Fillan was an early medieval missionary to Scotland.

Associated with: scottish, gaelic, wolf, saint, medieval.


Fillan has 1 variant: Faolan.

Creative forms:
(male) Filan, Filnio, ..

(female) Filla, Filna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fillan Carlos (F.C.), ..

How popular is Fillan?

Fillan is an uncommon first name for males. Fillan is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Fillan has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Fillan is alike in pronunciation to Faelan, Felan, Filian, Foillan and Phelan. Other suggested similar names are Ailean, Allan, Callan, Cillian, Cullan, Dallan, Dilan, Dillan, Dillen, Dillon, Dyllan, Eilan, Eilean, Eilian, Fillip, Finan, Finian, Finlay, Fintan, Fionan, Flann, Flin, Flinn, Flyn, Flynn, Gilean, Gilian, Gillan, Gillean, Gillen, Gillian, Gillman, Gillon, Gilman, Gullan, Keillan, Kellan, Kilean, Kilian, Killean, Killian, Mellan, Milan, Millar, Millen, Nollan, Quillan, Rollan, Silvan, Tallan, Tillman and Tilman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fillan.

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