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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ulan

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun U"lan
See Uhlan.
  1. Alternative form of uhlan

ulan was also found in the following language(s): Cebuano, Old English, Tagalog, and Turkish

Notable Persons Named Ulan

Ulan Konysbayev is a soccer player for the FC Kairat, FC Taraz, FC Lashyn, FC Astana, FC Shakhter Karagandy, Kazakhstan national under-21 football team, and Kazakhstan national football team. Ulan was born on May 28th, 1989 in Oskemen. Ulan is also known as Ұлан Қонысбаев.


Ulan was born on March 31st, 1975.


Ulan was born on January 5th, 1981.


Ulan uulu Zhanybek is an athlete for the KG United.


Ulan Maylybaev is an athlete for the FC Khimik Kara-Balta.


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Popularity of Ulan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ulan U.S.
  White 81.71% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.20% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ulan

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

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Fun Facts about the name Ulan

  • How Popular is the name Ulan? Ulan is the 79,297th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ulan was the 77,788th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ulan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Ulan in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ulan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ulan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ulan is Monday, May 30th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Ulan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ulan was in 1918 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ulan: Your name in reverse order is Nalu. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nual. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ulan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 246 people with the last name Ulan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ulan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ulan 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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