[ 2 syll. al-lan, all-an ] The baby boy name Allan is pronounced as AEL-aeN †. Allan is largely used in the English, German, and Scottish languages, and it is derived from Celtic origins. Allan is a variant spelling of the name Alan (Breton, English, German, and Scottish).
Allan is a classic favorite. Currently it is still a somewhat popular baby name for boys, though to a lesser extent than it was before. At the modest peak of its usage in 1938, 0.136% of baby boys were given the name Allan. It ranked at #119 then. The baby name has since declined in popularity, and is now of occasional use. In 2018, its usage was only 0.015% and its ranking #778. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Allan, Alan was the most frequently used. In 2018, it was used 8 times more than Allan.
† Pronunciation for Allan: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Allan is Fictional Adventurer, Allan Quatermain, born 1885.