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What does Gullan mean?

Gullan Pronunciation of Gullan [gul-lan] as a boys' name is of Old Norse derivation, and the meaning of the name Gullan is "battler, warrior". Gullan is an alternate form of Gunnar (Old Norse): from Old Norse gunnr "strife".

Associated with: norse, warrior.


3 alternative forms via Gunnar: Gun, Gunn and Guntar.

Creative forms:
(male) Gulgan, Gulvan, ..

(female) Gulla, Gulna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gullan Coby (G.C.), ..

How popular is Gullan?

Gullan is an uncommon first name for men. Gullan is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gunnar (#386 the previous year) is the only prominent varying form of Gullan (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. This form of Gullan was popular presently (#386). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gunnar in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gullan is alike in pronunciation to Gaelan, Galan, Galen, Galin, Galyn, Gaylen, Gaylin, Gaylon, Gilean, Gilian, Gillan, Gillean, Gillen, Gilleon, Gillian, Gillion, Gillon, Gilon and Gwillyn. Other suggested similar names are Allan, Callan, Cullan, Cullen, Cullin, Dallan, Dillan, Dyllan, Fillan, Gaillen, Galvan, Garlan, Garllan, Gellion, Gilam, Gillman, Gilman, Giuliano, Gleann (see Glen), Glen, Glenn, Glin, Glinn, Glyn, Glynn, Gulshan, Gulzar, Julian, Julyan, Kellan, Mellan, Nollan, Quillan, Rollan and Tallan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gullan.

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