Elan - boys name

Elan name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 37%

Elan name meaning:

The name Elan is of Hebrew origin and has various meanings across different cultures. In Hebrew, Elan means "tree" or "oak tree," symbolizing strength, stability, and longevity. It is also considered to represent a person who is deeply rooted and grounded in their beliefs and values. In some cultures, Elan is associated with nature and the natural world, reflecting a connection to the environment and a love for the outdoors.

Elan can also be derived from the French word "élégance," which means "elegance" or "grace." This interpretation suggests a person who possesses a refined and sophisticated demeanor, often associated with poise, charm, and a keen sense of style.

Overall, the name Elan carries connotations of strength, stability, and elegance. It represents a person who is deeply connected to their roots, whether that be in their beliefs, values, or the natural world. Elan is a name that embodies both inner strength and outer grace, making it a meaningful choice for a girl.

Origin: Irish

Form of Helen. Bright one.

Related names

Helen , Aleen , Aleena , Alena , Alene, Aline , Allena, Allene, Calina, Eileen , Elaina , Elan , Elayna , Eleonora , Eleonore , Elinor , Ellaine, Ellayne, Elleen, Ellena , Ellene, Ellyn , Elynn, Helaine, Helena , Helene, Helli, Kirochka, Leana , Leann, Leanna , Leeann, Leeanne, Leianna, Leyda, Loyda, Lyda, Olena, Yalenchka, Yalens, Yelena

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Overall UK ranking: 3017 out of 4789

6 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Elan

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