Given Name ALLAN

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: A-lən (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Variant of ALAN. The American author Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) got his middle name from the surname of the parents who adopted him.
VARIANTS: Alan, Allen, Allyn (English), Alan, Allen (Scottish)
DIMINUTIVE: Al (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Alaina, Alana, Alanna, Alannah, Alayna, Allyn, Alanis, Alannis, Allana, Allannah (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Alan (Breton), Alen (Croatian), Alain, Alan (French), Ailín (Irish), Alen (Slovene), Alun (Welsh)


Charles Dickens characters, never out of the US top 1000, surnames
Entry updated July 2, 2017