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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Dylan

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Dylan in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Dylan:

  • Records indicate that 5,957 girls in the United States have been named Dylan since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2004, when 618 people in the U.S. were given the name Dylan. Those people are now 18 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 Dylan

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      10 Positive Comments

  • "This is my name and I was born in 2007 after Bob Dylan. They would have named me that either way which I think is cool. But when I was younger I always wanted to change it. Now i?ve learned to accept it and like it because people are not as immature as before i just hate when people try to tell me i?m trans. Nothing against it i?m just not." Mar. 10, 2022: Report as inappropriate

  • "i?m 15 and my names dylan but for some reason my science teacher decides to call me devan so matter how many times i correct him" Jan. 3, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Dylan back in 1989. She always liked her name, because people always remember it. Her dad and I chose it because we loved the beach and the name is Gaelic for "by the sea"" Jan. 11, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Dylan, she is 9 months. I love the name." Dec. 11, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "im a girl named dylan, but if i was born a boy they would have named my jacob, so i have no idea why they named me this" Jan. 7, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Dylan. If I had been a boy, my mom was going to name me Dylan. I would have loved it if she had named me Dylan even though I'm a girl. It's such a cool name!" Aug. 26, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I disagree... think Dylan sounds totally male. Yet another name that parents have stolen for their girls. Like it isn't hard enough to find a good boy name!" Oct. 30, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This name is so hot! I love it! It fits perfectly for girls and it sounds better on them than on boys!" Jul. 11, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Dylan and I love it!! Yeah I'm a babe Dylan and my brother is Alexander. Dylan and Alexander - two boys, eh?? NOT! I'm a chick and proud!" Jun. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I use "Dylan" as a pen name (I'm a writer) and I find I like it a lot. It's kind of gender-ambiguous though, so make sure you're OK with that." Dec. 2, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      8 Neutral Comments

  • "i?m 15 years old born in 2005. I?m a Female named dylan! I get ?that?s a boys name? a lot but actually, i?m starting to meet a lot more girls named dylan online. It definitely seems more popular then i originally thought." Apr. 14, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am a girl named Dylan. Born in 1993 so I?m 25 today. It was a little hard during my early teens - lessened as I got older. 20&up no complaints I love it and receive compliments. Just make sure to give her lots of confidence growing up although things socially have changed I think it will be easier now" Nov. 12, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "My concern is with the spelling "Dylann", which was given to a boy." Feb. 14, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm a girl named Dylan I hate it but I have feminine. Middle name mackenzie" Jul. 1, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Dylan and im a girl.I did get teased a lot for my name in elementary school and middle school, im in highschool now and usually people say they love my name. But my name does have a lot to do with the person i am today because it has made me stronger. (I know it sounds corny).I like my name now it makes me very unique and nobody ever forgets my name exspecially teachers, good and bad." Jan. 16, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i like the concept of giving girls male like names" Jul. 15, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have a friend named dylan and I love her name its so unique. I really like it for a boy too. i would name my son that but I have friend and a family member with that name already!" Apr. 4, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "ehhh... my aunts going to name her baby that... i'm not a fan." Aug. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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