[ 2 syll. e-lan, el-an ] The baby boy name Elan is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is ehL-AE-N or iy-LAE-N †. Elan is used chiefly in the English, Hebrew, and Welsh languages, and it is derived from Native American origins. The name's meaning is friendly.
The name Elann is a variant of Elan.
Elan is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Elan: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"