What does Orlan mean?
Associated with: renowned (famous).
Orlan has 1 variant: Orlin.Creative forms:
(male) Orlanh, Orlano, ..
(female) Orolin, Orten, .. Middle name pairings:
Orlan Johann (O.J.), ..
How popular is Orlan?
Orlan is an unusual first name for males. Orlan is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Orlan entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #1535 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Roland (#586 the previous year), Orlando (#614), Orland and Orlin are the prominent variation forms of Orlan. Usage of these relations of Orlan was common during 1920-1929 (average #837) and has become much lower since (#1440, 73% less usage), with the form Roland becoming somewhat dated.
Orlan is alike in pronunciation to Arlan, Arlen▼, Arlenn, Arlin, Arllen, Arlyn and Arrlen. Other suggested similar names are Alan▼, Allan▼, Aran, Arian▲, Arman, Arnan, Arran, Aslan, Bran, Brian▼, Bryan▼, Calan, Colan, Dalan, Dilan▲, Dolan, Dylan, Eilan, Elan, Eran, Erman, Ernan, Felan, Fran, Frean, Galan, Garlan, Harlan, Ilan, Jalan, Kalan, Karlan, Kelan, Kylan▲, Marlan, Milan▲, Nolan▲, Odran, Ogdan, Ola, Olaf▼, Olav, Olen▼, Olin▼, Olyn, Oral▼, Oran▼, Oren, Orin, Orion▲, Orjan, Orman, Ormand, Oron, Orran, Orren, Orrin, Orsen, Orsin, Orson, Orton, Orval▼, Orvin, Orwin, Oryon, Osman, Rylan and Urban. These names tend to be more frequently used than Orlan.See names in meaning and etymology.