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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ceylan mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Ceylan

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  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Ceylan means "Gazelle" and is of Turkish origin.
  • A user from New York, United States says the name Ceylan is of Turkish origin and means "Cheerful".
Other origins: Kurdish

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From Old Turkic [Term?].

  1. antelope (any of several African mammals of the family Bovidae)
  2. gazelle

Notable Persons Named Ceylan

Ceylan was born on January 1st, 1994 in Izmir, Turkey.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ceylan

Nuri Bilge Ceylan is a film director and photographer. He was most prominent from 1995 to present. Nuri was born on January 26th, 1959 in Istanbul.


Bülent was born on January 4th, 1976 in Mannheim.


Ufuk Ceylan is a soccer player for the İstanbul Başakşehir F.K., Altay S.K., Manisaspor, Galatasaray S.K. (football), Turkey national under-19 football team, Turkey national under-21 football team, and Turkey national football B team. Ufuk was born on June 23rd, 1986 in İzmir, Turkey.


Taner was born in 1967.


Dennis was born on March 3rd, 1989.


Murat Ceylan is a soccer player for the Mersin İdmanyurdu, Gaziantep Büyükşehir Belediyespor, Gaziantepspor, Gaskispor, Samsunspor, Turkey national under-17 football team, Turkey national under-19 football team, and Turkey national under-21 football team. Murat was born on March 2nd, 1988 in Gaziantep.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ceylan U.S.
  White 88.16% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.58% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ceylan

People with the last name Ceylan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ceylan

  • How Popular is the name Ceylan? Ceylan is the 86,612th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ceylan was the 65,244th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ceylan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Ceylan in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ceylan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ceylan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ceylan is Wednesday, December 16th, 1931.
  • What year had the most people named Ceylan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ceylan was in 1999 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ceylan: Your name in reverse order is Nalyec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lcneya. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ceylan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 304 people with the last name Ceylan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ceylan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ceylan as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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