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Allan Masaharu Ohata was a United States Army soldier. He is best known for receiving the Medal of Honor because of his actions in World War II. Ohata was born in Hawaii to Japanese immigrant parents. He was a Nisei, which means that he was a second generation Japanese-American.
cutenose  6/29/2017
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The name Allan was given to 328 boys born in the US in 2016.
More than 99.9 percent of people with the first name Allan are male.
― Anonymous User  6/7/2017
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Allan Alemán Avila is a Costa Rican professional football player who plays for Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard in the China League One. Alemán has made ten appearances for the senior Costa Rica national football team, his debut coming in a friendly against Chile on 2 June 2007. He appeared in two matches for Costa Rica at the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
cutenose  2/16/2017
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Allan is also used across Scandinavia.
m4yb3_daijirou  10/15/2016
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A great name. It suits every age.
Eileen1209864  6/8/2016
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Endurance racing driver Allan Simonsen (1978-2013), who was killed in an accident at the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans.
zyr  10/27/2013
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Allan Sherman (1924-1973) was an American comedy writer, television producer, and Grammy award winning song parodist.
― Anonymous User  8/17/2013
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Allan Clarke (born 5 April 1942) was the lead singer of the British band The Hollies.
Anyechka  11/22/2010
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This name is very masculine and strong name, when I hear it I immediately picture a handsome guy. What I like about this name is that it is elegant without sounding forced or pretentious. I think this is the perfect name for any boy or grown man, because it's youthful yet classic.
gigilin23  8/26/2009
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I personally like this name. Not only because the spelling is somewhat more appealing and masculine than Alan or Allen, but also because it's the name of my love. I don't see the name as feminine however.
― Anonymous User  7/8/2007
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Allan Woodcourt is a character in Charles Dickens' novel "Bleak House."
Kate  5/3/2007
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Allan is so much better than Alan. Allan is stirring and gorgeous, while Alan is just simply boring.
Yippal  4/8/2007
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I agree with Yippal - the extra L makes all the difference.
Kossie  5/4/2009
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James Spader plays Allan Shore, a lawyer on Boston Legal.
MusicRat  7/23/2006
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My cousin's name is Allan, and she is a girl, so this name can also be feminine. We call her Ally for short. Personally, though, I find it much more appealing masculine.
Riley115  1/30/2006
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The comment about this being feminine is pathetic.
FlakyMatt  8/1/2011
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I love this name. This is the middle name of one of the greatest American poets (and my favorite), Edgar Allan Poe.
Tbird  6/27/2005

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