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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ilan

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Alt. Meaning

I is for immense, are your great qualities

L is for little, the little things you do.

A is for acts, the daily acts of kindness shown to others

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Notable Persons Named Ilan

Ilan Ramon is a fighter pilot.

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Ilan Mitchell-Smith is an actor and professor. He was most active from 1983 to 1991. Ilan was born Ilan Mitchell-Smith on June 29th, 1969 in New York City.

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Ilan Rubin is an alternative rock, alternative metal, industrial metal, industrial rock, hard rock, and electronic music musician and singer-songwriter. He plays Drum kit, Percussion instrument, Guitar, Bass guitar, Keyboard instrument, Cello, Avedis Zildjian Company, Drum Workshop, Remo, and Vocals. His career lasted from 1997 to 1997. Ilan was born on July 7th, 1988.

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Ilan Pappé is a historian and political activist. Ilan was born in 1954 in Haifa, Israel.

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Ilan Halimi was a cell phone salesman. Ilan was born on October 11th, 1982. He passed away on February 13th, 2006.

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Ilan was given the name Ilan D. Hall on April 6th, 1982.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ilan

Ilan is a soccer player for the SC Bastia, Paraná Clube, São Paulo FC, Clube Atlético Paranaense, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, AS Saint-Étienne, West Ham United F.C., Sport Club Internacional, AC Ajaccio, and Brazil national football team. Ilan was born on September 18th, 1980 in Curitiba.

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Uri was born on February 17th, 1935 in Gan Shmuel. He breathed his last breath on January 13th, 1955.

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Tal was born in 1956.

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Eli was born in 1928. He left this life in 1982.

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Tova was born on June 1st, 1929 in Austria.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1965 5 0 5
1966 5 0 5
1967 8 0 8
1968 7 0 7
1969 7 0 7
1970 13 0 13
1971 8 0 8
1972 12 0 12
1973 14 0 14
1974 15 0 15
1975 14 0 14
1976 20 0 20
1977 14 0 14
1978 17 0 17
1979 9 0 9
1980 17 0 17
1981 23 0 23
1982 19 0 19
1983 27 0 27
1984 25 0 25
1985 17 0 17
1986 20 0 20
1987 25 0 25
1988 20 0 20
1989 24 0 24
1990 23 0 23
1991 24 0 24
1992 19 0 19
1993 28 0 28
1994 35 0 35
1995 26 0 26
1996 36 0 36
1997 31 0 31
1998 33 0 33
1999 40 0 40
2000 42 0 42
2001 35 0 35
2002 33 0 33
2003 134 0 134
2004 71 0 71
2005 66 0 66
2006 72 0 72
2007 125 7 118
2008 105 5 100
2009 104 5 99
2010 84 0 84
2011 93 0 93
2012 95 0 95
2013 89 0 89
2014 96 10 86
2015 106 5 101
2016 116 9 107
2017 119 5 114

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Popularity of Ilan as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ilan U.S.
  White 57.89% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 34.87% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.58% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ilan

People with the last name Ilan are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Ilan

  • How Popular is the name Ilan? Ilan is the 6,263rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Ilan was the 115,034th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ilan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,265 babies born with the first name Ilan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ilan to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ilan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ilan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ilan is Saturday, February 6th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Ilan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ilan was in 2003 with a total of 134 babies.
  • Random Ilan Factoid: According to the 1967 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ilan is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1967.
  • Weird things about the name Ilan: Your name in reverse order is Nali. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nail. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ilan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 152 people with the last name Ilan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ilan? Ilan 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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