Dylan

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

Origin and Meaning

Welsh name

1) Welsh dylan = 'ocean, sea, the deep' [1] [2]

2) Welsh dy = 'great' and llanw = 'tide, flow' [3]

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Related Names

Dilan
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Dillon
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Swedish
Dylan
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Dylan
Genitive: Dylans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Dylan
Genitive: Dylanin
Partitive: Dylania
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Dylan
Genitive: Dylans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Dylan
Genitive: Dylans

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
12 26 617 874
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 104 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 71 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 163
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Dylan(m) Sources: [5][7][6][8]

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [8]

References

  1. Judy Sierra: Celtic Baby Names (1997)
  2. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  3. Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi