Dylan - Meaning of Dylan
[ 2 syll. dy-lan, dyl-an ] The baby girl name Dylan is also used, and more frequently so, as a boy name. It is pronounced DIHL-ahN in English or DAHL-aeN in Welsh †. Dylan's language of origin is Welsh and it is predominantly used in English. The meaning of Dylan is 'sea'. It is derived from dylif meaning 'flood' ; dy 'great' ; llanw 'flow, tide'. See Dylan for more information.
Dylan is a rather popular baby girl name. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 2000s. At the modest height of its usage in 2017, 0.048% of baby girls were named Dylan. It was #353 in rank then. In 2018, it ranked at #398 with a usage of 0.042%, and it was the most commonly used within all girl names in its family. In the last century Dylan has primarily been a boy name. In 2017, 10 times more boys than girls were given the name Dylan.
Baby names that sound like Dylan include Dillan, Dillen, Dylen, Daelyn, Dalene, Dallin, Dallon, Daylan, Daylen, Daylin, Daylon, Daylyn, DeLayney, Delaine, Delane, Delayney, Delaynie, Delmi, Delmy, and Delun.
† Pronunciation for Dylan: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)"