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Subject: Welsh names
Author: S Llywarch   (guest,
Date: February 29, 2004 at 3:10:15 AM

ALAN m English, Scottish
Pronounced: AL-an
The meaning of this name is not known for certain, though it possibly means either "little rock" or "handsome" in Breton.


Alan is an old welsh word for a 'young deer'.

It was introduced to England by Bretons after the Norman invasion.


Where did Breton come from???

ALUN m Welsh form of ALAN.


Named after a type of river.

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