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

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Origin and Meaning of Talan

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Alt. Meaning

T is for talent, hidden or not.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

A is for adventure, take a new one today

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

Notable Persons Named Talan

Talan was born on September 10th, 1970 in Bath, Somerset.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Talan

Deb Talan is an indie folk and pop-folk singer-songwriter. She plays Guitar and Vocals. Her ongoing career started in 1994. Deb was given the name Deborah Ruth Talan on January 27th, 1968.


Jeffrey Talan is a soccer player for the ADO Den Haag, SC Heerenveen, and Netherlands national football team. Jeffrey was born on September 29th, 1971 in Katwijk.



Rick Talan was a soccer player for the VV Katwijk, AZ Alkmaar, Cercle Brugge K.S.V., HFC Haarlem, and Vitesse Arnhem. Rick was born on November 3rd, 1960 in Katwijk. He breathed his last breath on September 30th, 2015.


Scott Talan is an assistant professor of public communication at american university, american university, and assistant professor of public communication atamerican university.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1985 7 0 7
1986 7 0 7
1988 6 0 6
1991 6 0 6
1993 5 0 5
1994 7 0 7
1995 6 0 6
1996 12 0 12
1997 6 0 6
1998 14 0 14
1999 7 0 7
2001 12 0 12
2002 10 0 10
2003 10 0 10
2004 20 0 20
2005 456 10 446
2006 1,080 21 1,059
2007 463 9 454
2008 319 0 319
2009 272 6 266
2010 201 0 201
2011 139 0 139
2012 148 0 148
2013 136 0 136
2014 110 5 105
2015 77 0 77
2016 90 0 90
2017 65 0 65

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Popularity of Talan as a first name

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Popularity of Talan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Talan U.S.
  White 76.79% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.05% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Talan

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

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Fun Facts about the name Talan

  • How Popular is the name Talan? Talan is the 4,585th most popular name of all time. As a last name Talan was the 83,834th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Talan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,691 babies born with the first name Talan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Talan to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Talan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Talan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Talan is Tuesday, January 16th, 1973.
  • What year had the most people named Talan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Talan was in 2006 with a total of 1,059 babies. That's a lot of babies named Talan!
  • Random Talan Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Talan ranks 97th in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 14 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Talan: Your name in reverse order is Nalat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Naatl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Talan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 224 people with the last name Talan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Talan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Talan as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m 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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