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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Allan

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Allan in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Allan:

  • Records indicate that 92,335 boys in the United States have been named Allan since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1947, when 2,183 people in the U.S. were given the name Allan. Those people are now 74 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Allan

    67% Approval Rating
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      2 Positive Comments

  • "My name is Allan and my sister told me my name is common. I didn't believe her. But still to the people with the name Allan, your awesome." Mar. 29, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Allan, I Think its a geat name Give it Thumbs up all the way!! Met a guy called Allan and I Love him to bits :) S" Dec. 28, 2008: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "The allan I know is abusive to his health, and farts ALL the time!" Oct. 11, 2020: Report as inappropriate

      4 Neutral Comments

  • "People always spell my name alan, then alen, and then I get asked about the double l situation. However, I love my name!" Apr. 23, 2021: Report as inappropriate

  • "?Allan? is the least common variant spelling of this name. It is also my given name. No one ever gets the spelling right the first time, sometimes not even the second time. Consequently, I generally just go by ?Al.? There?s no way to misspell that!" Jan. 20, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "It always seems so formal to me, for some reason. Maybe its because my father bears the same name, I'm sure I don't know. But I've only ever met one person outside my family who spells it the same way, though the name Allan in all its permutations is not uncommon in any way." Jul. 14, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "People often often spell it Alan or Allen and sometimes Alen." Jul. 4, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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