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What does Ilan mean?

Ilan Pronunciation of Ilan [ilan] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ilan is "tree". Masculine form of Ilana.

Associated with: tree.


Ilan has 4 variants: Eilon, Elam, Elan and Ilon.

Creative forms:
(male) Ilin, Ilion, ..

(female) Ilin, Illan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ilan Caden (I.C.), ..

How popular is Ilan?

Ilan is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#148244 out of 150436, Top 99%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ilan was first listed in 2003 and reached its apex rank of #1132 in the U.S. then, and is at #1579 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Elam (#1262 the previous year) and Elan (#1484) are the prominent alternative forms of Ilan (#1579 the previous year) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Ilan is at its highest presently.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ilan, Elam, Elan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ilan is alike in pronunciation to Ailin, Alain, Alan, Alen, Alin, Allan, Allen, Allin, Allon, Allyn, Aloin, Aluin, Alwin, Alwyn, Alyn, Eilan, Eilean, Elian, Elon, Elwin, Elwyn, Olen, Olin, Olyn and Wylan. Other suggested similar names are Aman, Aran, Calan, Cian, Dilan, Dylan, Eian, Elkan, Eran, Euan, Ewan, Felan, Gyan, Ian, Idan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ihab, Ilar, Ilja, Ilyas, Iman, Imani, Inar, Ion, Ira, Isa, Isam, Itai, Ivan, Ivann, Iwan, Jalan, Jean, Jian, Kelan, Kian, Kylan, Man, Milan, Nolan, Oran, Orlan, Rian, Ryan, Sean, Tan, Twan and Van. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ilan.

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