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Gender: M Meaning of Dylan: "son of the sea" Origin of Dylan: Welsh Dylan's Popularity in 2013: #28

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Dylan still feels poetic and romantic after years of popularity. A Welsh name tied to the sea, Dylan was a legendary sea god who prompted all the waters of Britain and Ireland to weep when he died. The name came to prominence via the great Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, whose name Bob Dylan adopted in tribute. It's still within the Top 30, so if you choose it, be aware that yours may not be the only Dylan in his class.

Several celebrities have sons named Dylan, including Welsh-born Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas, Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmons and Nadia Comaneci.

Dillon is another popular spelling.

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Famous People Named Dylan

Dylan Thomas Sprouse - American actor; twin to Cole Sprouse
Dylan Walsh - American actor
Dylan Thomas - Welsh poet and writer
Dylan Saunders - American actor/singer
Dylan O'Brien - American actor
Bob Dylan - American singer
Dylan Chapman (b. 1994) - Son of Duane Lee Chapman
Dylan Clark Marshall, American actor
Astala Dylan Willow, son of late British personality Peaches Geldof
Dylan "Funny Man" Alvarez, from group "Hollywood Undead"
Dylan Sprayberry, American actor

Pop Culture References for the Name Dylan

Dylan, character in the Maximum Ride books by James Patterson
Dylan McKay, Luke Perry's character in the original 90210

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