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Allan

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343k Alan (English)
267k Allen (English)
52k Alana (American)
9k Allene (American)
6k Alani (American)
3k Alain (French)
< 1k Alyn (American)

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 20 0 20
1881 18 0 18
1882 15 0 15
1883 19 0 19
1884 30 0 30
1885 19 0 19
1886 25 0 25
1887 21 0 21
1888 30 0 30
1889 31 0 31
1890 37 0 37
1891 19 0 19
1892 33 0 33
1893 28 0 28
1894 31 0 31
1895 22 0 22
1896 34 0 34
1897 30 0 30
1898 36 0 36
1899 28 0 28
1900 64 0 64
1901 39 0 39
1902 56 0 56
1903 37 0 37
1904 45 0 45
1905 48 0 48
1906 49 0 49
1907 53 0 53
1908 68 0 68
1909 74 0 74
1910 82 0 82
1911 101 0 101
1912 221 0 221
1913 230 0 230
1914 307 0 307
1915 441 0 441
1916 446 0 446
1917 451 0 451
1918 477 0 477
1919 481 0 481
1920 535 0 535
1921 576 0 576
1922 600 5 595
1923 597 0 597
1924 697 5 692
1925 725 7 718
1926 780 0 780
1927 721 0 721
1928 859 13 846
1929 936 8 928
1930 986 0 986
1931 1,006 6 1,000
1932 1,008 0 1,008
1933 941 7 934
1934 993 0 993
1935 1,015 0 1,015
1936 1,128 0 1,128
1937 1,338 0 1,338
1938 1,550 9 1,541
1939 1,411 0 1,411
1940 1,614 7 1,607
1941 1,498 6 1,492
1942 1,764 0 1,764
1943 1,640 0 1,640
1944 1,508 6 1,502
1945 1,580 0 1,580
1946 2,066 6 2,060
1947 2,193 5 2,188
1948 2,060 0 2,060
1949 1,941 6 1,935
1950 1,899 7 1,892
1951 1,972 6 1,966
1952 1,940 5 1,935
1953 1,851 0 1,851
1954 1,961 6 1,955
1955 1,843 0 1,843
1956 1,633 0 1,633
1957 1,579 5 1,574
1958 1,605 0 1,605
1959 1,441 8 1,433
1960 1,480 6 1,474
1961 1,342 0 1,342
1962 1,289 8 1,281
1963 1,229 6 1,223
1964 1,170 0 1,170
1965 1,095 0 1,095
1966 988 0 988
1967 863 5 858
1968 879 6 873
1969 820 7 813
1970 812 6 806
1971 785 5 780
1972 626 0 626
1973 565 5 560
1974 539 5 534
1975 577 0 577
1976 506 0 506
1977 496 5 491
1978 512 5 507
1979 533 5 528
1980 538 0 538
1981 552 0 552
1982 596 6 590
1983 594 5 589
1984 591 6 585
1985 523 6 517
1986 515 5 510
1987 544 6 538
1988 590 0 590
1989 598 7 591
1990 605 0 605
1991 601 0 601
1992 595 0 595
1993 572 0 572
1994 536 5 531
1995 539 0 539
1996 449 0 449
1997 486 0 486
1998 497 0 497
1999 513 0 513
2000 483 0 483
2001 488 0 488
2002 495 0 495
2003 624 0 624
2004 588 0 588
2005 554 0 554
2006 513 0 513
2007 506 0 506
2008 477 0 477
2009 471 0 471
2010 403 0 403
2011 350 0 350
2012 339 0 339
2013 369 0 369
2014 333 0 333
2015 390 0 390

Want to know about the popularity of the Allan baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 93,809 babies born with the name Allan in the United States. That's more than enough Allans to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 20 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Allan" was in 1947 with a total of 2,188 babies. (That's a lot of baby Allans)

According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Allan" ranks #78 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, 86 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1954. Across the entire United States a total of 1,961 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Allan" mean? The list below shows the origins of Allan as well as things modernly associated with the name Allan such as celebrities named Allan.

Origin and Meaning of Allan

The name "Allan" is of English origin, and it means "Little rock". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Allan Houston

Allan Houston is a basketball biography. Allan was born in 1971 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Woody Allen

Woody Allen is an actor, writer, director, and comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1950 to present. Woody was born in 1935 as Allan Stewart Konigsberg in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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Soon-Yi Previn

Soon-Yi Previn is an actor, writer, director, and comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1950 to present. Soon-Yi was born in 1970 as Allan Stewart Konigsberg in The Bronx, New York, U.S.

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Apl.de.Ap

Apl.de.Ap is a rapper, record producer, and singer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1988 to present. Apl.de.Ap was born in 1974 as Allan Pineda Lindo in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines.

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Gavin MacLeod

Gavin MacLeod is an actor and christian activist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1955 to present. Gavin was born in 1930 as Allan George See in Mount Kisco, New York, U.S.

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Allan Pinkerton

Allan Pinkerton is a detective and spy. Allan was born in 1819 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Allan

Allan Arbus
Allan Domb
Allan Kingdom
Allan Kournikova
Allan Woods Flowers
Allan Myers
Allan Melvin
Allan Sherman

Alternative Meanings

A is for activities, for you have many.

L is for love, your love of life!

L is for life, that you live so well.

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nalla". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lanal". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Allan born Oct 12, 1955

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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