Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈæl.ən/(English)  [key·simplify]

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

VariantsAlan, Allen, Allyn(English) Alan(Scottish) Ailean(Scottish Gaelic)
Feminine FormsAlaina, Alana, Alanna, Alannah, Alayna, Allyn, Alanis, Alannis, Allana, Allannah(English)
Other Languages & CulturesAlen(Armenian) Alan(Breton) Alen(Croatian) Alain, Alan(French) Alan(Polish) Alen(Slovene) Alun(Welsh)
User SubmissionÁllan


People think this name is

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Name Days

Estonia: April 7
Finland: April 7
Norway: September 8
Sweden: April 22


Entry updated November 20, 2020