Name
ALAN

Name ALAN

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 724,920 births of Alan in the countries below, which represents an average of 5,105 births of children bearing the first name Alan per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 6,123 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Alan   
In Italiano Nome Alan   
Available variants : Alán , Alàn , Álan
Variations : Allan , Állan , Allen


Information about the first name Alan

We celebrate Alan on December 1st
The first name Alan is listed in our categories :The first name Alan has been assigned to:
99.74% to boys
0.26% to girls
The country where the first name Alan is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 4 letters including 2 vowels and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Alan

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Alan : Alna, Anal, Laan, Lana, La'na, Nala

Anacyclics of the first name Alan

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Alan: Nala

Alan in Japanese *

Romajiaran
Katakanaアラン
Hiraganaあらん
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Alan in Japanese
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Alan in sign language

Alan in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Alan

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Old Breton Alan, name of early Breton saints, of disputed origin and meaning; brought to England by Normans. It may have been the name of a Celtic deity, the brother of Bran, Welsh Alawn, Celtic Alun, ‘harmony’. As an early Irish name, perhaps connected with ail (“noble”). Compare French Alain.
Etymology src :
  • From Latin Alānī, from Ancient Greek Ἀλανοί (Alanoí), from Proto-Ossetic *Allānʉ.
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Alan (plural Alans)
  • A male given name from the Celtic languages.
  • A surname.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • Alan (plural Alans or Alani)
  • (historical) A member of a group of Sarmatian tribes, nomadic pastoralists of the 1st millennium AD who spoke an Eastern Iranian language derived from Scytho-Sarmatian and which in turn evolved into modern Ossetian.
Anagrams src :
  • Anal, Lana, Nala, anal, anal., lana, nala
Noun src :
  • alan (plural alans)
  • Alternative form of alaunt
Noun src :
  • ALAN (uncountable)
  • Initialism of artificial light at night.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈæl.ən/
  • Rhymes: -ælən
General
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Alan (plural Alans)
  • A male given name from Hebrew, variant of Elon.
Slovak
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈaɫan/
Proper noun src :
  • Alan m anim (genitive singular Alana, nominative plural Alanovia, declension pattern of chlap)
  • a male given name, equivalent to English Alan
Old English
Etymology src :
  • From Proto-Germanic *alaną (“to nourish, grow”), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el- (“to grow”).
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈɑ.lɑn/
Verb src :
  • alan
  • to nourish
  • to grow, produce
  • to appear
PT Portuguese
Etymology src :
  • Unadapted borrowing from English Alan.
Proper noun src :
  • Alan m
  • a male given name from English, equivalent to English Alan
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
Turkish
Etymology src :
  • From Ottoman Turkish آلاڭ‎ (alañ, “glade, plain ground”), from Common Turkic *alaŋ.
Etymology src :
  • From Ottoman Turkish آلان‎ (alan), equivalent to almak (“to take, to receive”) +‎ -an.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • alan (definite accusative alanı, plural alanlar)
  • area, square as for place.
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • alan
  • recipient, susceptive
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • alan (definite accusative alanı, plural alanlar)
  • The person who takes something.
Anagrams src :
  • nala
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ɑ.ɫɑn/
Proper noun src :
  • Alan
  • a male given name
FI Finnish
Anagrams src :
  • lana
Noun src :
  • alan
  • genitive singular of ala
Verb src :
  • alan
  • first-person singular present indicative of alkaa
CZ Czech
Noun src :
  • alan m inan
  • alane, aluminium hydride (AlH3)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈalan]
Proper noun src :
  • Alan m anim
  • a male given name, equivalent to English Alan
Noun (Declension) src :
  • This noun needs an inflection-table template.
 

Popularity of the name Alan

Number of ALAN births per year

Total births of Alan by country

Births with the first name Alan
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
355,167
54
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
205,611
1,800
PLPoland
2000 - 2022
45,134
0
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
20,746
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
19,605
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
15,055
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
12,460
0
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
10,724
1
MXMexico
2017 - 2021
7,754
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
5,428
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
5,164
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
4,313
0
CLChili
2010 - 2021
2,943
0
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
2,408
0
ESSpain
2002 - 2021
2,055
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
1,951
3
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
1,235
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
1,043
0
NONorway
1945 - 2022
832
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
736
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
533
0
SESweden
1998 - 2022
530
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2022
433
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
429
3
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
262
0
SISlovenia
1992 - 2022
231
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
219
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
31
0
SKSlovakia
2011 - 2022
27
0

Total births of Alan by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Alan
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2022
1,979
0
MXMexico
2021
1,657
0
PLPoland
2022
1,058
0
ESSpain
2021
423
0
CLChili
2021
213
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
127
0
FRFrance
2022
124
0
ARArgentina
2015
113
0
DEGermany
2022
99
0
ITItaly
2021
75
0
IEIreland
2022
31
0
CHSwitzerland
2021
30
0
ONOntario
2019
29
0
NLNetherlands
2022
29
0
SESweden
2022
27
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
25
0
BEBelgium
2022
20
0
ATAustria
2021
15
0
QCQuebec
2022
13
0
NONorway
2022
11
0
DKDenmark
2022
10
0
ABAlberta
2022
8
0
SISlovenia
2022
7
0

Comments on the name Alan

Personalities with the first name Alan

There are 694 personalities with the first name Alan


Alan Turing
(Alan Mathison Turing) src

United kingdom
Computer scientist Cryptographer


Chester Alan Arthur
src

United states of america
Lawyer Politician Military officer Statesperson


Alan Rickman
(Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman) src

United kingdom
Film director Film producer Theatrical director Director Television actor Film actor Screenwriter Actor Writer Graphic designer Character actor Stage actor Voice actor


Mark Ruffalo
(Mark Alan Ruffalo) src

United states of america
Screenwriter Writer Stage actor Film director Film producer Television actor Film actor


Alan García
(Alan Gabriel Ludwig García Pérez) src

Peru
Writer Lawyer Politician Jurist Sociologist


Alan Shearer
src

United kingdom
Association football manager Association football player Sports commentator


Alan Alexander Milne
src

United kingdom
Screenwriter Writer Poet Military officer Playwright Author Children's writer Novelist Essayist Prosaist


Alan Arkin
(Alan Wolf Arkin) src

United states of america
Film producer Theatrical director Director Children's writer Screenwriter Actor Writer Singer Musician Character actor Television director Stage actor Film director Science fiction writer Television actor Film actor


Alan Shepard
src

United states of america
Astronaut Entrepreneur Aircraft pilot Naval officer


Alan Dzagoïev
src

Russia
Association football player



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Alan
Full list of personalities with the first name Alan

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Alan

There are 3757 actors and actresses with the first name Alan
Alan Miranda
Alan Kim
Alan Pontes
Alan Morán
Alan Aisenberg
Alan Shaw
Alan Holasek
Alan Chávez
Alan Charlston
Alan Weissabel
Alan Aubert
Alan Abulencia
Alan Donohoe
Alan Andersz
Alan Kemper Armani
Alan Mcnamara
Alan Magor
Alan Kendall
Alan Wong
Alan Capier
Alan Wyn Hughes
Alan Boyle
Alan Ritchson
Alan Belcher
Alan Finitsis
Alan Aguilera
Alan Simpson
Alan J. Van Dyke
Alan Caum
Alan Wai

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Alan
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Alan

Rankings of first name ALAN by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#35PL Poland2022
#49MX Mexico2021
#81ES Spain2021
#88CL Chili2021
#134AR Argentina2015
#135CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#174IE Ireland2022
#189US United State of America2022
#213SI Slovenia2022
#214IT Italy2021
#313CH Switzerland2021
#316SE Sweden2022
#323NO Norway2022
#355DK Denmark2022
#355GB United Kingdom2021
#372AT Austria2021
#375QC Quebec2022
#394ON Ontario2019
#423FR France2022
#521AB Alberta2022
#523DE Germany2022
#525NL Netherlands2022
#530BE Belgium2022
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name ALAN (female) births over the last year available in each country