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The name Dylan is of Welsh origin, and means great sea.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Dylan 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 Dylan
Use of the Name Dylan for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
217,503 217,503 213,015 144,446 76,911 30,319 14,671
The table below indicates the number of times the name Dylan has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Dylan first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1966, 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 Dylan
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
196692362  
196790863  
1968692119  
1969516227  
1970460311  
1971512254  
1972455301  
1973475275  
1974394385  
1975366451  
1976386397  
1977338528  
1978351479  
1979305636  
1980265819  
1981282724  
1982290698  
1983266775  
1984231968  
19851871,329  
19861491,834  
19871411,996  
19881372,156  
19891152,847  
1990834,407  
1991469,768  
19922815,044  
19933212,683792256
19943212,521915207
19953412,087  
19963312,016  
19973012,956  
19982514,520  
19992315,956  
20002415,370  
20012116,455  
20022314,767889252
20031915,648499570
20041914,671474615
Totals:  217,503 1,900

During the last 125 years, parents have used Dylan as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Dylan appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 39 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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