Alan - boys name

Alan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Alan name meaning:

Origin: Celtic

Handsome, cheerful.

Related names

Alan , Ailean, Ailin, Aland, Alao, Alen , Alin , Allayne, Allen , Alleyn, Alleyne, Allin, Ally , Alon, Alyn

Other boys names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 352 out of 4789

127 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (286)

Historical popularity of Alan

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Alan from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Alan in 2023