What does Rylan mean?
Rylan \r(y)-lan\ as a name for boys. Rylan's root is Old English, and the meaning of the name Rylan is "land where rye is grown". Rylan is a derivative of Ryland (Old English): place name. A very common choice for a birth name for boys.
Rylan▲ has 1 related form via Ryland: Ryeland.
Rylan is an uncommon first name for males. Rylan is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Rylan for boys. Rylan was first listed in 1997 and reached its highest rank of #146 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is at #219 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
The only other popular varying form of Rylan (#219 in 2014) is Ryland (#437 in 2014). Adoption of this boy name was at its most widespread in 2011 and is somewhat lower today. Rylan (#219) and Ryland (#437) are two of the more trendy boy names among these. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rylan and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)