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Meaning and name origin

Gillan \gi(l)-lan\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Gillan), is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Gillan is "servant of Saint John". Gillan is a variant of Gillean (Irish, Gaelic): related to names like Gilchrist, Gillespie, and Gilmore.


Gillan has 7 variant forms: Gilean, Gilian, Gillen, Gilleon, Gillian, Gillion, Gillon.


Gillan is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#16533 out of 88799, Top 19%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Gillan for boys. Gillan has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gillan name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gillan is also pronounced similarly to Gaelan, Galan, Gilon and Gwillyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Dillan, Fillan, Gaillen, Gilam, Gillman and Gilman. Like Gillan, these names are not commonly used.