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What does Rylan mean?

Rylan Pronunciation of Rylan [ry-lan] as a name for boys has its root in 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.

Associated with: old english.


1 related form via Ryland: Ryeland.

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

(female) Rynon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rylan Campbell (R.C.), ..

How popular is Rylan?

Rylan is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Rylan is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Rylan entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #146 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is currently at #241. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rylan name 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, Ryeland, Ryen, Ryland, Rylee, Ryley, Ryon, Ryun, Sylvan, Taylan, Tynan, Waylan, Wylan and Wyman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rylan.