Olan

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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Olan

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Alt. Meaning

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

L is for little, the little things you do.

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

Notable Persons Named Olan

Olan Soule was an actor. Olan was given the name Olan Evart Soule on February 28th, 1909 in Illinois, USA. Olan is also known as Alan Soule, Olan E. Soule, Alan Soulé, and Olan Soulé. He breathed his last breath on February 1st, 1994.

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Olan Mills Sr. was an entrepreneurship and entrepreneur. Olan was born on May 9th, 1904. He breathed his last breath on April 15th, 1978.

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Olan was born in 1963.

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Olan Limsampansanti is an athlete for the Samut Prakan F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Olan

Ben Olan is a journalist and author. His career lasted from 1952 to 1952. Ben was born on March 31st, 1923.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1895 6 0 6
1896 5 0 5
1899 5 0 5
1901 9 0 9
1902 9 0 9
1903 5 0 5
1904 6 0 6
1905 7 0 7
1907 7 0 7
1908 14 0 14
1909 12 0 12
1910 11 0 11
1911 14 0 14
1912 21 0 21
1913 33 0 33
1914 39 0 39
1915 43 0 43
1916 47 0 47
1917 46 0 46
1918 42 0 42
1919 58 0 58
1920 69 0 69
1921 56 0 56
1922 57 0 57
1923 53 0 53
1924 67 0 67
1925 58 0 58
1926 37 0 37
1927 51 0 51
1928 46 0 46
1929 36 0 36
1930 43 0 43
1931 48 0 48
1932 41 0 41
1933 30 0 30
1934 33 0 33
1935 32 0 32
1936 36 0 36
1937 37 0 37
1938 39 0 39
1939 36 0 36
1940 30 0 30
1941 34 0 34
1942 30 0 30
1943 37 0 37
1944 32 0 32
1945 30 0 30
1946 34 0 34
1947 36 0 36
1948 23 0 23
1949 28 0 28
1950 22 0 22
1951 31 0 31
1952 36 0 36
1953 33 0 33
1954 20 0 20
1955 23 0 23
1956 14 0 14
1957 23 0 23
1958 19 0 19
1959 16 0 16
1960 16 0 16
1961 20 0 20
1962 11 0 11
1963 15 0 15
1964 14 0 14
1965 18 0 18
1966 13 0 13
1967 12 0 12
1968 12 0 12
1969 18 0 18
1970 7 0 7
1971 15 0 15
1972 8 0 8
1973 12 0 12
1974 11 0 11
1975 13 0 13
1976 10 0 10
1977 13 0 13
1978 12 0 12
1979 9 0 9
1980 12 0 12
1981 10 0 10
1982 11 0 11
1983 9 0 9
1984 11 0 11
1985 9 0 9
1986 6 0 6
1988 8 0 8
1989 12 0 12
1992 10 0 10
1994 9 0 9
1995 6 0 6
1996 12 0 12
1997 7 0 7
2000 10 0 10
2001 8 0 8
2002 11 0 11
2003 8 0 8
2004 14 0 14
2005 9 0 9
2006 8 0 8
2007 5 0 5
2008 15 0 15
2009 17 0 17
2010 12 0 12
2011 16 0 16
2012 10 0 10
2013 27 0 27
2014 19 0 19
2015 25 0 25
2016 20 0 20
2017 22 0 22

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International Interest for Olan

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Olan as a first name

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Popularity of Olan as a last name

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Common last names for Olan

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  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Thomas
  • Clark
  • Jackson
  • Wilson

Common first names for Olan

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Olan U.S.
  White 16.74% 64.26%
  African American 2.46% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 74.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Olan

People with the last name Olan are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Olan

  • How Popular is the name Olan? Olan is the 5,812th most popular name of all time. As a last name Olan was the 23,205th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Olan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,542 babies born with the first name Olan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Olan to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Olan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1895 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Olan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Olan is Friday, January 22nd, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Olan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Olan was in 1920 with a total of 69 babies.
  • Random Olan Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Olan is not a popular baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Olan: Your name in reverse order is Nalo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Loan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Olan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,099 people with the last name Olan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Olan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Olan as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k 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).
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