son of the sea
Dylan is an iconic and romantic choice that is linked to the sea, a famous poet and a Nobel Prize–winning songwriter. Bob Dylan felt so inspired by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas that he changed his surname from Zimmerman to Dylan. By 1991, Dylan was firmly in the Social Security Administration’s top 50 boys' names in the country, although it's considered a less popular choice for girls. And if you like the sound of Dylan but want to go in a different direction for spelling, you can try Dillon.
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