Dylan

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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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
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Dillon
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Swedish
Dylan
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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 (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
964 1344 25 55 939 1289
Norway Norway[6]
142
n.a.
0
n.a.
142
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
227 0 0
n.a.
227
Denmark Denmark[8]
100
n.a.
2
n.a.
98
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[9]
4 6
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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][8][6][7]


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. 4.0 4.1 Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/