Name Dylan Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Dylan


Dylan is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Dylan thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Dylan?

Dylan is a name of Welsh origin and is a name for boys and girls (especially in the US). It is a name of the Welsh mythology
In Welsh mythology Dylan is a sea or water creature.

What does the name Dylan mean?

Dylan means “great tide” (from Welsh “dy” = “great” + “llanw” = tide/flow).

Pronunciation of Dylan

Variants of the name Dylan


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Popularity of the name Dylan

The name Dylan is ranked #1182 overall.

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