No. Of Syllables:2
No. Of Letters:5
Origin & Meaning
The meaning of Dylan is "son of the sea".
View the Dylan Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Dylan has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Dylan to other names.
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Dylan has the diminutive (nickname) Dyl.
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Just for fun, see the name Dylan 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 Dylan in Nautical Flags page.
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Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.
Please refer to our Naming Tips page for more items to keep in mind when determining your baby's name.