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Dyllan is a Welsh baby boy’s name that means “towards the sea” or “son of the sea”. It is a variant spelling of Dylan. Dyllan is a heroic name from Welsh mythology.

Meaning of the name Dyllan:

Welsh: son of the sea, towards the sea

Origin of the name Dyllan:

Dyllan is a Welsh baby boy’s name that means “son of the sea” or “towards the sea”. It comes from the Welsh terms “dy” which means “towards, movement” and “llanw” meaning “tide, sea”.

Symbolism of the name Dyllan:

Dyllan’s meaning is related to the sea. The sea is a symbol of inner strength, emotional depth, creativity, respect, and the unknown.

Style of the name Dyllan:


Gender of the name Dyllan:

Dyllan is primarily a boy's name, though it is occasionally given to girls.

Pronunciation of the name Dyllan:

DUL-an (Welsh), DIL-ən (English)

Number of syllables in the name Dyllan:


Emotion evoked from the name Dyllan:

Dyllan evokes feelings of adventure and strength of will.

Alternative spellings for the name Dyllan:

Dylan, Dillon, Dilon, Dillan, Dillen, Dyllen, Dyllin, Dylen, Dylin

Nicknames for the name Dyllan:

  • Dyll
  • Dyllie
  • Dee
  • Lan
  • Lanny
  • Len
  • Lenny

Popularity of the name Dyllan:

According to the Social Security Administration, Dyllan is a popular baby boy’s name. It was in the top 1000 baby names list for five years between 1992 and 2001. It peaked at #809 in 1992.

Related names for the name Dyllan:

Great middle names for the name Dyllan and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Dyllan:

  • Dyllan Christopher (American actor)
  • Dyllan Murray (American singer)
  • Dyllan McGee (American filmmaker)
  • Dyllan White (American musician)
  • Dyllan Moxim (American model)

Dyllan in popular culture:

  • Dyllan Altmanti (video game, “The Triad”)
  • Dyllan (media, “Shipped!”)
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