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Name Alan

Origin:From a Celtic word for rockTools:

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About the name Alan in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English, Scottish
US 2015 rank:#167     ... 165:Kaleb, 166:Bryan, 167:Alan, 168:Marcus, 169:Preston ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Adan, Ad├ín, Ajan, Alain, Alana, Alana, Alani, Alban, Alban, Alen     Details
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About Alan/Alana, the group of names with the same origin as Alan

Language of origin:Celtic
Info about origin, male:brought to England by the Normans in the Middle Ages
 meaning not known for sure, maybe from Celtic/Breton al (rock)
Words:al = the rock  Celtic
Topics:Words
Variants' top ranks:1:Lana Slovenia 2009,  5:Alain France 2011,  8:Alan England+Wales 1954,  58:Allan England+Wales 1954,  65:Alana Brazil 2009,  66:Alanna Ireland 2003,  97:Allen USA 1960-1969,  155:Alaina USA 2011,  202:Alayna USA 2012
Old/original forms:Alanus Latinized
Name variants:Alaina, Alana, Alanis, Alanna, Alayna, Lana, Alain, Alan, Allan, Allen   Sortable list   Details
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Popularity lists that contain the name Alan

SeriesGraphRankings
Argentina 2009 48
FranceGraph2003 100,  2002 97,  2001 93,  2000 87,  1999 871998 92,  1997 90
IrelandGraph2014 94,  2013 76,  2012 72,  2011 75,  2010 68,  2009 64,  2008 73,  2007 65,  2006 80,  2005 72,  2004 77,  2003 71,  2002 60,  2001 59,  2000 51,  1999 53,  1998 46
MexicoGraph2013 41,  2011 56,  2010 46,  2009 67,  2008 56,  2006 9
Norway 2015 161
Poland/WarsawGraph2015 322014 34,  2013 34,  2012 34,  2011 41,  2010 33,  2009 38,  2008 39
ScotlandGraph2015 141,  2014 165,  2013 159,  2012 160,  2011 140,  2010 140,  2009 125,  2008 131,  2000 92,  1999 88,  1998 82
Uruguay/Montevideo 2008 16
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 135,  1990-1999 145,  1980-1989 109,  1970-1979 110,  1960-1969 56
USA prevalence 1990 91
USA yearlyGraph2015 167,  2014 170,  2013 153,  2012 170,  2011 163,  2010 156,  2009 142,  2008 135,  2007 129,  2006 1222005 127,  2004 132,  2003 131,  2002 150,  2001 148,  2000 161,  1999 164,  1998 161,  1997 158,  1996 143,  1995 153,  1994 144,  1993 132
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