What is the meaning of the name Dylan?

The name Dylan is primarily a gender-neutral name of Welsh origin that means Toward The Tide.

Different Spellings of the name Dylan:


People who like the name Dylan also like:

Caleb, Connor, Jacob, Gavin, Owen, Liam, Ethan, Amelia, Olivia, Charlotte, Chloe, Ava, Emma, Ella

Names like Dylan:

Dellyn, Dillan, Dallin, Delma, Dillian, Delaine, Delano, Dillon, Dolan, Dilanne, DeLeon, Delaney, Dallan, Dilwyn, Dallon, Daylin, Daylann, Dilana

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Dylan Rose Lawrence - daughter of Joey Lawrence and Samantha Cope , born 2023

Stats for the Name Dylan

checkmark Dylan is currently #27 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Dylan is currently #41 in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Dylan:

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1. Potential confusion with other popular names like Dillon or Dillian.
2. Difficulty in finding personalized items with the correct spelling.
3. Possible mispronunciation or misspelling of the name by others.
4. Association with negative stereotypes or pop culture references (e.g., Bob Dylan's controversial lyrics).
5. Commonality of the name, leading to a lack of uniqueness or individuality.

Songs about Dylan

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Bob Dylan's 115th Dream - Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan's 49th Beard - Wilco
Bob Dylan's Dream - Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan's Poetry - Four Bitchin' Babes
Like Dylan in the Movies - Belle & Sebastian
Song for Bob Dylan - David Bowie