Dylan
Origin/Usage
Welsh
Pronunciation
DIL-ən
Meaning
From a large sea
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Dylan originates in Welsh language and means "from a large sea". It can be used as both feminine and masculine given names, but the masculine usage still prevails. The famous bearer was a Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. Dylan functions as a surname as well, the famous bearer being the American musician Bob Dylan, born Robert Allen Zimmerman.

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Dylan Bierk - actress
Dylan O'Brien - actor

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