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The name Dylan is of Welsh origin, and means great sea.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Dylan has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Dylan
Use of the Name Dylan for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
1,900 1,900 1,900 1,437 1,437 1,185 615
The table below indicates the number of times the name Dylan has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Dylan first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1966, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Dylan
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1966  92362
1967  90863
1968  692119
1969  516227
1970  460311
1971  512254
1972  455301
1973  475275
1974  394385
1975  366451
1976  386397
1977  338528
1978  351479
1979  305636
1980  265819
1981  282724
1982  290698
1983  266775
1984  231968
1985  1871,329
1986  1491,834
1987  1411,996
1988  1372,156
1989  1152,847
1990  834,407
1991  469,768
1992  2815,044
19937922563212,683
19949152073212,521
1995  3412,087
1996  3312,016
1997  3012,956
1998  2514,520
1999  2315,956
2000  2415,370
2001  2116,455
20028892522314,767
20034995701915,648
20044746151914,671
Totals:  1,900 217,503

During the last 125 years, parents have used Dylan as a girl's name about 0% of the time and more frequently (about 99% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Dylan appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 5 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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Girl Name Dylan