The baby name Dyland is simply an alternative spelling of the popular name Dylan. While the original spelling is far more popular, the extra “d” at the end gives it a unique twist, so your little boy is unlikely to run into any other Dylands when he starts kindergarten. The name is popular because it evokes images of the ocean or the sea as well as reminders of some famous people from 20th-century pop culture.

Meaning of the name Dyland:

Welsh: Son of the sea

Origin of the name Dyland:

Dyland is a unique American spelling of Dylan. The baby name Dylan is from Welsh and Celtic mythology.

Symbolism of the name Dyland:

The baby name Dylan's meaning and history relate to the ocean or sea, so some new parents may find symbolism there. Thanks to poet Dylan Thomas and musician Bob Dylan, the name may have literally, musical or pop culture symbolism as well.

Style of the name Dyland:

New Age

Gender of the name Dyland:

Dyland is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Dyland:


Number of syllables in the name Dyland:


Emotion evoked from the name Dyland:

The baby name Dyland evokes images of someone who is intellectual and creative.

Alternative spellings for the name Dyland:

Nicknames for the name Dyland:

  • Dill
  • Dyl
  • Dee
  • Dilly
  • Dyllie

Popularity of the name Dyland:

According to the Social Security Administration, the baby name Dyland has never been a top 1,000 name in the United States.

Related names for the name Dyland:

Great middle names for Dyland and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Dyland:


Dylands in popular culture: