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Alan - Letter A - Boy Baby Names

In our Alan boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Alan
  • Meaning: Handsome
  • Origin: Celtic
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 333,955 boys given the name Alan. That is approximately 0.19% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Alan is most popular in California, Texas, New York, Illinois, and Florida.
  • Similar sounding names: Alain, Alan, Allan, Allen, Allyn, Alma, Almon, Alwin
  • Popularity of Alan:
    YearRankTotal 2012 170 2,273 2011 163 2,337 2010 156 2,512 2009 142 2,841 2008 135 3,024 2007 129 3,244 2006 122 3,470 2005 127 3,204 2004 131 3,062 2003 131 3,096 2002 150 2,622