US Popularity:41
Meaning:Son of the sea; Great tide, great flow
Dylan is a gender-neutral name of Welsh origin, meaning "great tide" or "great flow." Traditionally a male name, this title has been gaining popularity for baby girls in recent years. Inspired by the Welsh sea god Dylan, lending the meaning "son of the sea," your little one can ebb and flow as they move through life. Sailing through the tranquil times, they will quickly learn to move swiftly through the storms as they come. With a life of opportunity ahead, the world will be baby Dylan’s oyster to explore and enjoy, wherever the tide takes them.

Famous People Named Dylan

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Bob Dylan
  • Dylan Lee
  • Dylan McDermott
  • Dylan O'Brien
  • Dylan Rieder
  • Dylan Wang

Dylan Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Dylan is currently #168 on The Bump
Boy:Dylan is currently #96 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Dylan is currently #126 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Dylan is currently #41 in U.S. births
Boy:Dylan is currently #34 in U.S. births
Girl:Dylan is currently #648 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 76
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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