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What does Phelan mean?

Phelan Pronunciation of Phelan as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Phelan is "like a wolf". Also form of Faolan.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ph-, -lan, irish, wolf


VARIANTS Felan, Phelim, Felim



Phelan Kaidyn (P.K.), ..

How popular is Phelan?

Phelan is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#3181 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Phelan has not been recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Phelan is alike in pronunciation to Faelan and Fillan. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aedan, Alan, Alexan, Allan, Beegan, Beeman, Caelan, Callan, Cullan, Daelan, Dallan, Daylan, Dean, Delman, Dilan, Dillan, Ehsan, Eilan, Elan, Frean, Freman, Gaelan, Galan, Gehan, Gillan, Gullan, Heman, Howlan, Ieuan, Jaelan, Jalan, Jean, Jehan, Jeran, Jevan, Kaelan, Keelan, Kegan, Kelan, Kellan, Kenan, Khan, Kienan, Kieran, Kylan, Marlan, Meldan, Neilan, Nevan, Orlan, Pathalan (see Parthalan), Paulin, Peak, Peal, Peleh, Pelham, Pell, Pellam, Pen, Penn, Phelps, Phenix, Phil, Phinean, Rylan, Sean, Shaan, Sherman, Tegan, Teman, Teran, Tevan and Wylan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Phelan.

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