Popularity:1745
Origin:Irish
Meaning:handsome; cheerful; little rock
Allan is a baby boy name of mixed origins. Meaning “handsome” and “cheerful” in Irish, this baby name is commonly associated with the Celtic name Alun. The bountiful name is also recognized in Great Britain with the meaning “little rock.” Thanks to these striking connotations, it was only a matter of time before this rich baby name sailed across the seven seas. Since the early 18th century, the name Allan has flourished and been found in the Philippines, Brazil, and the United States. Whether baby is a globetrotter like their name or they tend to stick to their nest, the name Allan can keep baby in good company.
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