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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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What does the name Ilhan mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Ilhan

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User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Turkey, the name Ilhan is of Turkish origin and means "Leader, Emperor".
  • According to a user from Turkmenistan, the name Ilhan is of Turkish origin and means "King (queen) of nation (province)".
  • A submission from Germany says the name Ilhan means "To have a beautiful voice" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A user from Switzerland says the name Ilhan is of Hebrew origin and means "Tree".
  • A user from Kenya says the name Ilhan is of Arabic origin and means "Human".

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International Interest
  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Ilhan

İlhan Mansız is a soccer player for the FC Kempten, FC Augsburg, FC Köln, Gençlerbirliği S.K., SV Türkgücü-Ataspor München, Samsunspor, Beşiktaş J.K., Vissel Kobe, Hertha BSC, MKE Ankaragücü, and Turkey national football team. İlhan was born on August 10th, 1975 in Kempten, West Germany.


İlhan Mimaroğlu was a contemporary classical music and electronic music musician. İlhan was born on March 11th, 1926 in Istanbul. They passed away on July 17th, 2012.


İlhan Parlak is a soccer player for the Gaziantepspor, Kayserispor, Fenerbahçe S.K. (football), Osmanlıspor, MKE Ankaragücü, Kardemir Karabükspor, Kayseri Erciyesspor, and Turkey national under-21 football team. İlhan was born on January 19th, 1987 in Yahyalı, Turkey.


Ilhan was born on April 1st, 1955 in Bursa.


İlhan Cavcav is a Chairman of Gençlerbirliği S.K. and Chairman ofGençlerbirliği S.K. İlhan was born on October 4th, 1935 in Ankara.


İlhan was born on March 11th, 1925. He breathed his last breath on June 21st, 2010.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ilhan

John Ilhan was an owner of crazy john's. John was born on January 23rd, 1965 in Yozgat, Turkey. He passed away on October 23rd, 2007.


Adem Ilhan is a folktronica, indie folk, and post-rock musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, and Vocals. He was most active from 2004 to present. Adem is also known as Adem.


Attilâ İlhan was a writer. He was most active from 1957 to 2005. Attilâ was born on June 15th, 1925 in Menemen. He passed away on October 11th, 2005.


Çolpan İlhan was an actress. She was most prominent from 1957 to 2007. Çolpan was born on August 8th, 1936 in İzmir. She left this life on July 25th, 2014.


Mufide was born on February 11th, 1911 in Mersin. She left this life in 1996.


Çiler was born in 1972.


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Fun Facts about the name Ilhan

  • How Popular is the name Ilhan? Ilhan is the 19,453rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ilhan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 369 babies born with the first name Ilhan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ilhan to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ilhan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ilhan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ilhan is Tuesday, January 15th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Ilhan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ilhan was in 2016 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Ilhan Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ilhan is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Ilhan: Your name in reverse order is Nahli. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Linah. How do you pronounce that?

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