Popularity:2915
Origin:Hebrew
Meaning:Tree; Arbor Day
Your family tree is about to expand in the most wonderful way, as you welcome baby into the mix. Ilan is a beautiful boy's name meaning "tree." This traditional name is of Hebrew origin and has roots in Tu B'Shevat, which in Jewish tradition marks the day trees come of age. Often referred to as Arbor Day, many celebrate by planting trees, and members of the Jewish community mark it with a symbolic meal of fruit and nuts. No doubt your precious baby boy will branch out in life and grow as an individual, while always remembering his strong roots at home!
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