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Declan Meaning


What does Declan mean?

The name Declan is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Declan is "man of goodness".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "fully good".

Declan is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Dec-lan.

The Given Name Declan

Declan is a form of Deaglan. See Deaglan for further details.

Declan appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

Wrap it up and take it home, Declan may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Declan Bennett, and Declan of Ardmore.

Declan Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 101 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,792 occurrences. It ranked 4,550 in baby name popularity for girls with 30 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 115 in baby name popularity for boys with 3,462 occurrences. It ranked 3,852 in baby name popularity for girls with 39 occurrences.

View the Declan Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Declan has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Declan to other names.

Declan Related Names

Declan is a form of Deaglan.

Famous Declans

  • Declan Bennett ~ Actor, Musician
  • Declan of Ardmore ~ Saint

Declan Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Declan.

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Declan Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Declan in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Declan.

Just for fun, see the name Declan in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Declan in Nautical Flags page.