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Name Allan

Origin:From a Celtic word for rockTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English, Scottish
US 2015 rank:#656     ... 654:Abdullah, 655:Jacoby, 656:Allan, 657:Jagger, 658:Yahir ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Alan, Alban, Alban, Allah, Allen, Aslan, Callan, Aaran, Adan, Ad├ín     Details
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About Alan/Alana, the group of names with the same origin as Allan

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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SeriesGraphRankings
England+Wales decadesGraph1964 89,  1954 58,  1944 581934 65,  1924 75,  1914 89,  1904 92
FranceGraph2002 103,  2000 88,  1999 88,  1998 68
Scotland 2010 195
Sweden prevalence 2014 96
Switzerland 1997 364
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 432,  1980-1989 328
USA yearlyGraph2015 656,  2014 720,  2013 653,  2012 696,  2011 675,  2010 610,  2009 557,  2008 552,  2007 516,  2006 504,  2005 462,  2004 443,  2003 413,  2002 477,  2001 483,  2000 484,  1999 444,  1998 452,  1997 453,  1996 481,  1995 422,  1994 428,  1993 404
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