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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dillan

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

I is for impartial, a great arbiter

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

N is for nifty, how neat!

Notable Persons Named Dillan

Dillan Ismail is a sports team member for the Umeå FC.

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Dillan Lewis is a sports team member for the West Virginia Chaos.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dillan

Lisa Dillan is a vocal jazz musician. Lisa was born on May 12th, 1969 in Bodø.

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How popular is the baby name Dillan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1975 5 0 5
1979 5 0 5
1980 5 0 5
1982 9 0 9
1983 6 0 6
1984 9 0 9
1985 6 0 6
1986 19 0 19
1987 19 0 19
1988 30 0 30
1989 49 0 49
1990 80 0 80
1991 222 0 222
1992 341 0 341
1993 304 9 295
1994 305 5 300
1995 275 5 270
1996 236 0 236
1997 293 6 287
1998 318 6 312
1999 300 0 300
2000 265 0 265
2001 265 5 260
2002 262 7 255
2003 327 30 297
2004 324 18 306
2005 297 25 272
2006 278 9 269
2007 266 12 254
2008 270 29 241
2009 303 21 282
2010 223 24 199
2011 190 19 171
2012 164 16 148
2013 140 11 129
2014 155 13 142
2015 126 8 118
2016 112 9 103
2017 84 16 68

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Popularity of Dillan as a first name

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Popularity of Dillan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dillan U.S.
  White 90.18% 64.26%
  African American 4.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dillan

People with the last name Dillan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dillan

  • How Popular is the name Dillan? Dillan is the 3,122nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Dillan was the 108,734th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dillan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,887 babies born with the first name Dillan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dillan to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dillan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dillan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dillan is Thursday, March 24th, 1904.
  • What year had the most people named Dillan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dillan was in 1992 with a total of 341 babies.
  • Random Dillan Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dillan is not a popular baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Dillan: Your name in reverse order is Nallid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ldialn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dillan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 163 people with the last name Dillan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dillan? Dillan is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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