Alan meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Alan No. of characters: 4 Gender: BoyOrigin: English Scottish Breton French Celtic
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Meanings: God of Shine Handsome Cheerful Rock Comely Peace Little Rock Noble Rock or Noble Breton Celtic origin, meaning suggesting rock. Particularly widespread in Ireland, Scotland and France. Namesakes: Alan Stivell, the Breton singer.

Alan was ranked 152 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 6.75% from its previous ranking of 163 in 2015. Alan was ranked 951 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 0.21% from its previous ranking of 953 in 2015.

Full form of Alan : Able Level-Headed Affectionate Naive

Alan is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 2012 and ranked 170 in 2015. Around 4286 people wear Alan as their first name. Alan is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Alan is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular male name since 1917 and ranked 152 (0.066827% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 345292 people wear Alan as their first name. Alan is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare boy name since 1882 and ranked 152 (0.066827% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 345292 people have Alan as their first name. Alan is not a native United States and Alan may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.095527% of people in US have this given name.

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Members of a nomadic tribe expelled from Asia Minor to 280, the "Alani" are defeated by the Huns and Vandals in the 4th century. -Dominicain Breton, Alain de la Roche dedicates his life to spreading devotion to Mary and the Rosary in France, then throughout the north of Europe, in the fifteenth century. -For Brittany, Alan saint was Bishop of Quimper, in the sixth sièce. It is celebrated on November 27. Alan is also a name worn by Arab children and in this case, it means "frank and fearless"

Expression number of Alan is 1.

Alan loves adventure and independence and possess determination and originality. Alan generally leads and direct others and likes to establishes their individual identity.

Names that rhyme with Alan Famous people named Alan
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Alanoud Sajini in Wadjda as Actress
Kendra Haaland in How to Train Your Dragon 2 as Producer
Rosa Catalano in Shaurya: It Takes Courage to Make Right... Right as Actress
Julie Alannagh-Brighten in Miss Monday as Actress
Zahra Alani in A Killer Among Us as Actress
Names like Alan Alan Namesakes Related Names: AlaAlaaAlaanAlaanaAlabamaAlacAlaciaAlacyiaAladdinAladinAladinoAladrianAlaeAlaëAlaedinAlaejahAlaenaAlaetraAlaeyahAlafiaPosts having Alan: Comments :Alan is a masculine first name that occurs sporadically as a surname. The origin of the name is disputed, he is possibly Celtic / Breton origin that means "small rock", "handsome, handsome" or "warrior" in Breton; another theory the name means "of the people of the Alans ". The name is often the case in France, England, the US and Canada, but also in Eastern Europe. Alan is a Breton name, so of Celtic origin, equivalent to the French name Alain. It is also the name of Brittany Fox, Alan al Louarn or Alanig al Louarn. Alan first name comes from Iranian word "Alani", which means members of an Iranian nomadic tribe. This is also the Breton form of the name Alan. People named Alan: Alan (Argyll) , Bishop, Alan Alda (born 1936): American actor, screenwriter and director Alan Bennett (born 1934): British writer, playwright and actor, Alan Bergman (born 1925): American lyricist and composer, Alan Carvalho (* 1989): called Alan , Brazilian footballer, Alan Osório da Costa Silva (born 1979): known as Alan , Brazilian footballer, Alan Davie (1920-2014): Scottish painter and musician. Variants of the name are Alain, Alan, Allan , Allen, Ailin, Alen, Alán, Alano, Alun, Ailean. - Charline Canipe Popularity of Alan
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