Rylan

First Name
31k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rylan

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Belize says the name Rylan is of English origin and means "LOOKS".
  • A submission from Michigan, United States says the name Rylan means "The land that rye is grown." and is of English origin.
  • A user from South Africa says the name Rylan is of African origin and means "Gift of god".
  • According to a user from Georgia, United States, the name Rylan is of Irish origin and means "Island Meadow".
  • A user from Ohio, United States says the name Rylan is of English origin and means "Rye land".

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  1. A rare surname​, possibly a variant of Ryland, derived from Old English words meaning "rye field".
  2. A male given name of modern usage, transferred from the surname.
  3. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Rylan

Rylan Clark-Neal is a television presenter, television personality, singer, and model. He was most active from 2011 to present. Rylan was given the name Ross Richard Clark on October 25th, 1988 in Stepney.

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Rylan Hainje is a basketball player for the BC Körmend, Paris-Levallois Basket, and Gary Steelheads. His career lasted from 2002 to 2005. Rylan was born on March 9th, 1980 in Lafayette, Indiana.

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Rylan Reed is a football player. Rylan was born on November 18th, 1981.

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Rylan Galiardi is a hockey player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to 2014. Rylan was born on June 30th, 1986 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Rylan Kaip is a hockey player for the Houston Aeros (1994–2013) in the American Hockey League. He was most active from 2008 to 2011. Rylan was born on March 19th, 1984.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rylan

Marcy Rylan is an actress. She was most prominent from 2005 to present. Marcy was given the name Marcy Faith Behrens on November 4th, 1980. Marcy is also known as Emme Marcy Rylan (legal name).

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Dani was born on August 5th, 1987 in Tampa, Florida.

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Jessica was born in 1974.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 6 0 6
1972 6 0 6
1973 10 0 10
1974 7 0 7
1975 17 0 17
1976 14 0 14
1977 23 0 23
1978 22 0 22
1979 19 0 19
1980 40 0 40
1981 28 0 28
1982 26 0 26
1983 31 0 31
1984 34 0 34
1985 45 0 45
1986 46 0 46
1987 56 0 56
1988 59 0 59
1989 49 0 49
1990 54 0 54
1991 85 0 85
1992 89 5 84
1993 78 0 78
1994 113 11 102
1995 91 7 84
1996 126 11 115
1997 185 16 169
1998 289 30 259
1999 336 39 297
2000 411 48 363
2001 509 51 458
2002 567 67 500
2003 676 73 603
2004 839 93 746
2005 1,339 159 1,180
2006 1,545 218 1,327
2007 1,601 226 1,375
2008 2,000 256 1,744
2009 2,273 323 1,950
2010 2,404 348 2,056
2011 3,157 398 2,759
2012 2,544 374 2,170
2013 2,223 330 1,893
2014 2,079 342 1,737
2015 1,868 318 1,550
2016 1,769 373 1,396
2017 1,594 341 1,253
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Rylan

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Rylan as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Rylan

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  • How Popular is the name Rylan? Rylan is the 1,347th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rylan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 31,382 babies born with the first name Rylan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rylan to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rylan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Rylan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rylan is Wednesday, May 2nd, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Rylan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rylan was in 2011 with a total of 2,759 babies. That's a lot of babies named Rylan!
  • Random Rylan Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rylan ranks 69th in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 20 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Rylan: Your name in reverse order is Nalyr. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lyanr. How do you pronounce that?

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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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