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What does Fallen mean?

Fallen Pronunciation of Fallen as a girls' name. The name Fallen means "superiority; descended from a ruler". Fallen is a version of Fallon (Irish, Gaelic): from the Gaelic word follamhnus.


ASSOCIATED WITH ruler (queen)


VARIANTS Fallyn, Fallan, Faline



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How popular is Fallen?

Fallen is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#22132 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Fallon (#1066 VIA LATEST LIST) is the only popular related form of Fallen (NOT RANKED). Other variants, like Fallyn, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Fallen was widespread 38 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.02%) and is somewhat lower today (ADOPTION 0.01%, DOWN 29%). (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fallon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fallen and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Fallen is pronounced similarly to Faeleen and Fayline. Other recommended sound-alike names are Cailen, Caleen, Calen, Callan, Callee, Callen, Calley, Carlen, Carllen, Caylen, Dalles, Ellen, Faren, Farren, Galen, Gaylen (see Gayle), Halle, Halley, Hellen, Kaleen, Kalen, Kallan, Kalle, Kallee, Kalley, Karlen, Kaylen, Kellen, Madlen, Marlen, Palles, Sallee, Salley, Taleen, Tallee, Talley, Valen, Vallee and Valley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fallen.

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