Phelan - Meaning of Phelan

What does Phelan mean?

[ 2 syll. (p)he-lan, ph-el-an ] The baby boy name Phelan is pronounced as FEY-LihN †. Phelan is used predominantly in the English and Irish languages, and its origin is Celtic. The first name can be Anglicized from the first name Faolán. It can also be from the Irish surname Phelan, which is itself Anglicized from O' Faolán meaning 'descendant of Faolán'. The surname also occurs in forms such as Whelan, Wheelan, Whalen, Weallan, and Welan.

In addition, Phelan is a variation of the name Faolán (English and Irish).

Phelan has 13 variations. Variations include Felan, Flin, Palan, Palin, Phaelan, Phelam, Pheland, Phele, Phelim, Phelin, Phelym, and Phelyn. The contraction Phel is another English variation.

See also the related form, Faolán (English and Irish).

See also the related categories, english, descendant (heir), celtic, anglicized, and irish.

Phelan is an unusual baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Phelan include Phallin, Phelim, Phelin, Philmon, Falan, Faleen, Fallin, Fallon, Fallyn, Faolán, Feidhlim, Felim, Fellim, Felman, Fillin, Folant, Philémon, Fallamhain, Filemon, and Phelym.

† Pronunciation for Phelan: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

Meaning of Phelan Meaning of Phel Meaning of Phelim Meaning of Phelyn Meaning of Phelym Meaning of Phelin Meaning of Phele Meaning of Pheland Meaning of Phelam Meaning of Phaelan Meaning of Palin Meaning of Palan Meaning of Flin Meaning of Felan Meaning of Whelan Meaning of Flynn Meaning of Fallon Meaning of Faolan Meaning of Faolán Meaning of Fáelán Meaning of Fillin Meaning of Cleland
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