Dylan

Male

Meaning

Son of the sea; born from the ocean.

Origin

Welsh

Pronunciation

/ˈdɪlən/

Traits associated with the name Dylan:

Dogs named Dylan tend to be loving, good-natured, and hard-working. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Dylan?

Naming your dog Dylan suggests that you have an appreciation for classic literature, music, and culture. It could also suggest that you have a creative and imaginative side.

Is Dylan a good dog name?

Dylan has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Dylan isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Dylan is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Dylan was, in the past month, the 811th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Dylan is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Dylan was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Dylan's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Dylan is most adored in Connecticut, Missouri and Illinois.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Delaware, Indiana and Ohio.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Dylan.

Most popular breeds named Dylan:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. Chihuahua
  5. English Springer Spaniel

Dylan is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Evokes a playful vibe, referencing both Dylan Thomas and Bob Dylan.

ocean dog names
ocean

It's derived from a Welsh mythological sea god.

Dog names like Dylan:

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English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829)
Right-handed, skilled
Divine, godly.
From Donald or Donovan; brown, chief or noble.
From the people's meadow
Dylan dog name meaning

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DYLAN (California, United States)
I have a Yorkie and his name is Dylan
June 20, 2023 ◆ Translated

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