Dylan

Meaning of the name Dylan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Dylan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name.

MEANING: From dealan “”a flash of lightning”” or it may come from an Irish word for “”faithful, loyal.”” A common surname it is the Irish form of the Welsh name “”Dylan.”” As Dylan it was the tenth most popular name for Irish baby boys in Ireland for 2003.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Dylan Dillon

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ENGLISH: Dylan

AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Dylan and read along with the meaning)

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