Namesakes

Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
Allan Woodcourt   1852   Bleak House  
Hall-of-Famers: 2 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Scotty Davidson (a.k.a. Allan)   1950  
(ice hockey) Allan Stanley   1981  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 medicine, 1 physics
(physics) Arno Allan Penzias   1978  
(medicine) Allan McLeod Cormack   1979  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 2 actors
Jed Allan (a.k.a. Allan)   1935-2019  
Brinsley Forde (a.k.a. Allan)   1953-  
Notable Athletes: 2 ice hockey, 2 rugby, 2 soccer, 1 football
(ice hockey) Scotty Davidson (a.k.a. Allan)   1892-1915  
(ice hockey) Allan Stanley   1926-2013  
(rugby) Ma'a Nonu (a.k.a. Allan)   1982-  
(football) A. Q. Shipley (a.k.a. Allan)   1986-  
(soccer) Allan Nyom   1988-  
(soccer) Mathew Leckie (a.k.a. Allan)   1991-  
(rugby) Brodie Retallick (a.k.a. Allan)   1991-  
Notable Journalists: 1 print
(print) Allan Massie   1938-  
Notable Musicians: 1 musician
Eddie Clarke (a.k.a. Allan)   1950-2018     
Notable Writers: 2 authors
Edgar Allan Poe   1809-1849  
Allan Massie   1938-  
Olympic Medalists: 4 bronze, 2 gold, 1 gold/silver, 1 silver, 1 silver/bronze
(silver) Harold A. Wilson (a.k.a. Allan)   1908   1500 m  
(silver/bronze) Jimmy Ball (a.k.a. Allan)   1928; 1932   400 m; 4x400 m relay  
(gold) Bob Kiesel (a.k.a. Allan)   1932   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Allan Lawrence   1956   10000 m  
(bronze) Allan Wood   1964   swimming - 1500 m freestyle; swimming - 400 m freestyle  
(gold/silver) Allan Wells   1980   100 m; 200 m  
(bronze) David Grindley (a.k.a. Allan)   1992   4x400 m relay  
(gold) Allan Houston   2000   basketball  
(bronze) Allan Nørregaard   2012   sailing  
Saints: 1 saint
Saint Elian of Brittany (a.k.a. Allan)   ?-4xx