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The name Dylan is a baby boy name. The name Dylan comes from the Welsh origin. In Welsh The meaning of the name Dylan is: Son of the wave, born near the sea, influence. Famous bearers: Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, American folk singer Bob Dylan.

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Boy or Girl ?: boy
Origin of name: Welsh
Meaning: Son of the wave, born near the sea, influence. Famous bearers: Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, American folk singer Bob Dylan.
Expression number: 2
SoulUrge Number: 8
Average Visitor Rating: 4.06 (Out of 5)
Number of ratings: 218

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my son
written by gina, June 04, 2008
I named my son Dylan Thomas and it wasnt after any one. i liked the name Dylan and the Thomas was after his dad, then i found out about the famous Dylan Thomas, who would have ever known.
Great Name
written by Hannah, July 16, 2008
I've always loved this name, there's something cool about it but is also cute.
written by Hannah, July 17, 2008
Dylan is a great name, strong, cool, yet slightly girly. But oh well great name anyways.
Definetly going to be my son's name.
I love this name
written by jailee, July 22, 2008
I love the name dylan I had a cousin of mine that I was super close with and his name was dylan thomas and I think it is a great name and really want to name my little girl that I am expecting after him. My husband says no though so we will see
Alternative spellings
written by Siobhán, August 06, 2008
My friends nephew is called Dylyn
and i believe it was the proper way to spell the name, seems as its Welsh =D
But i also love the name 'Dylan'/'Dilyn' however it is spelt
written by Della Armer, September 09, 2008
meaning; loveable rogue!!

always loved this name and suits my son to a tee!!
16yrs old blonde hair, blue eyes and a cheeky grin!!

Dylen Brian
written by Janelle, September 16, 2008
My husband choose this name for our 1st born..He was in love with this name and did'nt even think of another name..However I decided to spell it a little different..Dylen is how we spell it..
My daughter's Name is Dyllan
written by Amanda, October 16, 2008
I this name, my best friend in high school was Dylan and I always loved this name so when my husband and I had our first child, we named her Dyllan. We added the extra L, because I wanted it to be abit different. Her name is Dyllan Taylor and is 12 now. We have only known 1 other girl Dyllan. It's good to see other girls with this name.
I named my daughter Dylan too...
written by Jessica Ritsch, July 15, 2009
She is now 5 and I couldn't imagine a more perfect name for her. Her name is Dylan Mariah and though some friends were skeptical at first they say it suits her. Everyone she is introduced to loves it. Only problem is if she isn't around I have to say my DAUGHTER Dylan and even when I do people still think I have a boy. Oh well. I think its a great name.
my bro's name
written by Alyssa Amato, January 19, 2010
my brothers name is Dylan... i didn't have a big part in his name and to be honest i really didn't like it at the time but now after 3 years i can't think of a better name for my angel except for grouch
written by Elizabeth Miller, April 27, 2010
I have a cousin named Dylan. He is sooooo cute! He will be a real girl catcher for sure once he's older!
My daughter is also Dylan
written by Anna Hansford, May 04, 2010
My 16 month-old daughter is called Dylan Rose. My husband suggested it and it really stuck with us, we couldn't settle on any other name and just kept coming back to Dylan. It is a bit frustrating when people say 'he' but I guess Dylan is more common for a boy. It's cheeky, cute and a bit tomboyish, perfect for her!
Dylan Paul
written by Lillian Henshaw, May 14, 2010
My little brother's name is Dylan Paul. I love the name... He's quite the little heart breaker =) I couldn't think of a more suitable name for him
Love It:)
written by Chandler Moore, May 22, 2010
Even though most people would name a male Dylan, I love it for a girl. If I ever get a baby girl.. I am so naming her Dylan:) My mom's close friend has a daughter named Dylan and is probably the cutest, most lovable little girl I have ever met!
Dylan James
written by Amethyst Ocean, September 15, 2010
When I found out Dylan means "son of the sea", I was so happy. I picked this name because of Drew Barrymore's character in Charlie's Angels. I fell in love with the name instantly. The ocean means alot to me; it's a symbol of my happy childhood. It's almost as if it was fate. I had unknowingly picked a name that ended up having a very deep meaning to me. My son is definitely a Dylan. Dylan James just flows so beautifully.

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