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What does Galan mean?

Galan Pronunciation of Galan [galan] as a name for boys has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Galan is "calm". Galan is a variant form of Galen (Greek): from GalÍnus.

Associated with: greek, calm (peace).


Galan has 7 variants: Gaelan, Galin, Galyn, Gaylen, Gaylin, Gaylinn and Gaylon.

7 more alternative forms via Galen: Gaillen, Galeno, Jalen, Jalin, Jalon, Jaylen and Jaylon.

Creative forms:
(male) Galans, Gralan, ..

(female) Gaglen, Galana, ..

Middle name pairings:
Galan Ken (G.K.), ..

How popular is Galan?

Galan is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#5290 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Jaylen (#345 last year), Jalen (#589), Jaylon (#1137), Gaylen, Jalon, Jalin, Galen and Gaylon are the prominent varying forms of Galan (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Gaillen, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Galan was at its highest in 2000 (usage of 0.31%) and is now significantly reduced (usage 0.09%, 72%), with versions such as Jalen becoming somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Galen, Gaylen, Gaylon, Jalen, Jalin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jalon, Jaylen, Jaylon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Galan is alike in pronunciation to Gilean, Gilian, Gillan, Gillean, Gillen, Gillian, Gillon, Gilon and Gullan. Other recommended names are Arlan, Aslan, Caelan, Calan, Caolan, Colan, Daelan, Dagan, Dalan, Dallan, Daylan, Dylan, Fagan, Gahan, Gal, Gale, Galil, Gall, Galten, Galvan, Galven, Galvon, Galway, Garan, Garen, Garin, Garlan, Garland, Garlen, Garlin, Garllan, Gavan, Gaven, Gavin, Gawan, Gawayn, Gilam, Glen, Glin, Glyn, Goran, Hagan, Haldan, Hasan, Haylan, Jacan, Jahan, Jalan, Janan, Kadan, Kaelan, Kagan, Kahan, Kalan, Kavan, Kelan, Laban, Marlan, Nolan, Pagan, Rylan, Sagan, Sajan, Salman, Tallan and Taylan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Galan.

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