Rylan

Rylan - A very unique male name



  Oct 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rylan, meaning island meadow, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1980 on position #2428. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rylan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rylan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Rylan. The baby boy name Rylan was given to 2,144 baby boys in 2012, ranking #179 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 765 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rylan peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2011 on position 146.



Famous with this name

Rylan Lee
Marcy Rylan
Rylan Logsdon


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Rylan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rylan is currently topping the baby name charts in North Dakota at position #56 - and is the least popular in New York at position #503.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Rylan is where you live.


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Rylan origin and meaning

Rylan is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means island meadow. To see famous people named Rylan, pop culture references for the name Rylan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rylan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Rylan, sorted by popularity.

Rollin / Raylan / Rylen / Rulon / Raylon / Raylen / Rylin / Rolan / Raylin / Rylon /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012179
2011146
2010183
2009196
2008216
2007257
2006259
2005281
2004366
2003421
2002473
2001493
2000562
1999633
1998717
1997908
19961114
19951702
19941211
19931577
19921304
19911488
19902066
19892498
19882175
19872835
19861793
19852648
19841898
19832536
19822531
19812150
19802428

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Dakota56
Hawaii65
Kentucky92
Mississippi93
West Virginia93
Alabama97
Arkansas101
Tennessee103
Oklahoma104
Indiana105
Wyoming110
Wisconsin111
Minnesota111
Nebraska116
Alaska116
Louisiana126
South Carolina129
Iowa132
North Carolina135
Oregon136
Kansas140
Missouri144
South Dakota146
Colorado148
Virginia149
Montana156
Maryland160
Ohio162
Georgia165
Nevada172
Maine173
Florida174
Connecticut199
Texas201
Washington203
Idaho203
Pennsylvania203
Michigan211
Illinois215
Arizona236
Utah252
New Mexico260
California298
Massachusetts384
New Jersey427
New York503

Even more about Rylan


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Rylan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Rylan?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2011
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Rylan
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 765
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1980
2012 births +2,144

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