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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Has been used mainly in Northern Ireland as a female form ofUltach “an Ulsterman.” There have been eighteen saints named Ultan. St. Ultan of Ardbraccan, c. 650 AD, noted for his care of the poor, orphans and the sick is considered the patron saint of children and a hospital for sick children in Dublin is named after him.