Allan - boys name

Allan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 61%

Allan name meaning:

Origin: Celtic

Harmony, stone, or noble. Also fair, handsome. Originally a saint's name, it was reintroduced to Britain during the Norman Conquest, remained popular throughout the Middle Ages, and was revived in the 19th century. See also Allen.


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Overall UK ranking: 1860 out of 4789

12 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Allan

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