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Alan name image The name Alan is of Celtic origin, and means fair or handsome.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Alan has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Alan
Use of the Name Alan for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
310,649193,00864,57025,05213,7696,1103,027
The table below indicates the number of times the name Alan has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Alan first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1882, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Alan
 Used as a Boy NameUsed as a Girl Name
YearRankCountRankCount
18828386  
1883    
18846649  
188557711  
18869605  
18878216  
18889196  
188963010  
189056612  
18916369  
189248217  
189357212  
189463211  
189542621  
189659413  
189743919  
189857414  
189945617  
190043227  
190142220  
190237927  
190339325  
190437929  
190546323  
190641028  
190735838  
190842931  
190934745  
191032059  
191137955  
1912381101  
1913322158  
1914344185  
1915347237  
1916337251  
1917299310  
1918303333  
1919296333  
1920265431  
1921290373  
1922256480  
1923219589  
1924217624  
1925179806  
1926172836  
1927179810  
1928157961  
19291461,099  
19301361,306  
19311201,418  
19321271,339  
19331221,341  
19341241,367  
19351221,425  
19361081,758  
19371031,839  
1938912,241  
1939862,331  
1940882,379  
1941842,611  
1942813,144  
1943673,846  
1944554,273  
1945525,075  
1946496,478  
1947467,784  
1948457,384  
1949457,231  
1950427,734  
1951408,365  
1952428,313  
1953438,435  
1954438,702  
1955439,024  
1956458,718  
1957488,209  
1958498,208  
1959508,139  
1960508,358  
1961518,602  
1962537,697  
1963566,932  
1964536,805  
1965595,616  
1966574,949  
1967614,567  
1968723,983  
1969763,851  
1970913,551  
1971993,163  
19721102,575  
19731142,268  
19741182,224  
19751152,251  
19761152,187  
19771272,130  
19781222,116  
19791162,315  
19801122,659  
19811122,582  
19821072,676  
19831022,767  
19841052,697  
19851082,679  
19861072,638  
19871122,587  
19881102,746  
19891202,723  
19901252,639  
19911282,539  
19921292,600  
19931322,556  
19941442,430  
19951532,289  
19961442,443  
19971582,173  
19981612,133  
19991642,245  
20001612,406  
20011482,641  
20021502,612  
20031313,083  
20041313,027  
Totals:  310,649 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Alan as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Alan appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 122 times during the last 125 years.


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