Alan as a boy's name is pronounced AL-an. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Alan is "precious". From Adal. Also possibly derived from the Gaelic "ailin" meaning "little rock".
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- Alan AldaActor
- Alan DaviesComedian
- Alan GreenspanEconomist
- Alan MenkenComposer
- Alan ThickeTV Actor
- Alan TuringMathematician
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