Dylan

Gender:boy

Meaning:Sea

Origin:Welsh

Pronunciation:DILL en

Variations:Dilan, Dhilan

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About Dylan

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Dylan is believed to be a legendary sea god in Welsh culture. Therefore, it would be perfect for parents who are looking for a name for their water baby.

Detailed Meaning

In Welsh mythology, Dylan was the god of the sea, accidentally slain by his uncle Govannon.

Famous People With This Name

Dylan Moran is an Irish standup comedian, best known for his roles in the British Sitcom “Black Books.” Dylan O’Brien is an American actor known for his role in the movie “The Maze Runner” and the television show “Teen Wolf.” Dylan Thomas is a famous Welsh poet, whose famous works include “Do not go gentle into that goodnight” and “And Death shall have no dominion.”

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames include Dil/Dyl, Dilz and maybe even Dilly, for more a more affectionate pet name.

Related Names

Possible alternative spellings are Dilan, Dhilan Dillan, Dillon, Dyllan, Dyllon, Dylon and Dylonn.

Stories Featuring This Name

Some fictional characters named Dylan include the story of the Welsh God of the sea, as mentioned above, Dylan the Rabbit, a character from the children’s television show “The Magic Roundabout,” Dylan Keogh is a character from the BBC drama show “Casualty,” and Dylan Pickles is one of the characters from the iconic 90s cartoon, “Rugrats.”

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