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Gender: M Meaning of Allan: "handsome, cheerful" Origin of Allan: Spelling variation of Alan meaning "handsome, cheerful" Allan's Popularity in 2014: #720

While Alan was Number 170 in 2014, the extra-L variation was Number 720. Both spellings remain popular in Ireland and England.

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Famous People Named Allan

Allan McLeod Cormack, South African physicist, winner of the Nobel Prize
Allan Leslie Walters, Australian Air Force commander
Joseph Aloysius "Allan" Dwan, Candian-American film director
Allan Joseph Lamb, English cricketer
Allan Michael Rock, Canadian politician and U.N. ambassador
Allan Robert Bell, Chief Minister of the Isle of Man
Edgar Allan Poe, American poet and novelist

Pop Culture References for the Name Allan

Allan Armadale, main character in Wilkie Collins's 1866 mystery novel 'Armadale'
Allan Quatermain, main character in H. Rider Haggard's adventure novel series

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