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Gender: M Pronunciation: DECK-lin Meaning of Declan: "man of prayer" Origin of Declan: Irish, meaning unknown, possible "man of prayer" Declan's Popularity in 2013: #121

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Declan, the amiable and appealing name of an Irish saint (and the real first name of singer Elvis Costello), is very popular in the Emerald Isle and beginning its certain climb to popularity here, already at Number 121, after debuting on the American list in 1998. Like Aidan and Liam, Declan is shaping up to be an American hit.

St. Declan of Ardmore was a very early Irish missionary, preceding St. Patrick. Declan Porter is a current character on Revenge.

Cyndi Lauper spelled her son's name Declyn.

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Pop Culture References for the Name Declan

Declan O'Callaghan, character from romantic comedy movie, Leap Year
Declan Porter, character from TV series, Revenge
Declan, character on the TV series, Kyle XY
Declan Coyne, from Degrassi
Declan Dunn, Mysterious Ways main character
Declan Doyle, character on the television show Criminal Minds
Declan Foray, character from "Experiment in Terror" by Karina Halle
Declan Ross, main character in "Isle of Swords" by Wayne Thomas Batson