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What does Rylan mean?

Rylan /ry-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 version of Ryland (Old English): place name.


Rylan has 1 related form via Ryland: Ryeland.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Railan, Rallan, ..

(female) Rylanae, Rylanna, ..

How popular is Rylan?

Rylan is an uncommon first name for males. Rylan is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name history of Rylan for boys. Rylan was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #146 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is at #219 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

The only other popular varying form of Rylan (#219 in recent rankings) is Ryland (#437 in recent rankings). Adoption of these relations of Rylan was at its most widespread 3 years ago (usage of 0.18%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.13%, 28% less). Ryland is the most trendy boy name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rylan, Ryland in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Rylan is alike in pronunciation to Raylen, Rollan and Rollin. Other suggested similar names are Alan, Allan, Arlan, Aslan, Aydan, Ayman, Byran, Calan, Colan, Cyran, Dalan, Daylan, Dilan, Dolan, Dylan, Dyllan, Eilan, Elan, Felan, Galan, Gyan, Haylan, Hyman, Ilan, Jalan, Jaylan, Kalan, Kelan, Kylan, Kyran, Milan, Nolan, Orlan, Rajan, Rayman, Regan, Rian, Roan, Roban, Rogan, Rohan, Roland, Roldan, Roman, Ronan, Rowan, Royan, Roydan, Ryan, Ryden, Ryen, Rylee, Ryley, Ryon, Ryun, Sylvan, Taylan, Tynan, Waylan, Wylan and Wyman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rylan.