ALLAN
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: AL-ən   [key]
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.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Alan, Allen, Allyn (English), Alan, Allen (Scottish)
DIMINUTIVE: Al (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Alaina, Alana, Alanis, Alanna, Alannah, Alannis, Alayna, Allana, Allannah (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Alan (Breton), Alen (Croatian), Alain, Alan (French), Ailín (Irish), Alen (Slovene), Alun (Welsh)
Popularity
United States  ranked #696 
England/Wales  - 
France  ranked #300