What does Phelan mean?
Phelan /phe-lan/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Phelan is "like a wolf".
Related boy name: Faolan.Kreatif forms: Pheplan, Phetan, Phoelan. [more]
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)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Phelan for boys. Phelan has not been recorded in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Phelan is alike in pronunciation to Faelan. Like Phelan, this name is not frequently used.