Dylan Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Dylan:
Borrowed from the Welsh, Dylan is a name of uncertain derivation. Some believe it to be from an Old Celtic element meaning “sea.”
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Dillie, Dill, Laney, Dill Pickle, Dylana, Lannie, Dy
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Son of the Sea, born from Waves
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Dylan Lauren owner of Dylan's Candy Bay in NYC (Fashion Designer Ralph Lauren's Daughter), Dylan Penn ( Actors: Robin Wright Penn & Sean Penn's Daughter), Actress Nicole Eggert's Daughter Dylin
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"Like Dylan in the Movies", a song by Belle and Sebastian
Dylan Fox - the Medusa Project by Sophie McKenzie
The main character Deryn Sharp goes by "Dylan" when she is pretending to be a boy to join the British Air Service in the book series Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld.
a baby girl is named Dylan in the movie Children Of Men