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Gender: Male Meaning of Aslan: "lion" Origin of Aslan: Turkish

The name Aslan is a boy's name meaning "lion". Aslan and is often added to lists like Baby Names from Children's Books.

From the experts:

Aslan, derived from the Old Turkic for "lion," is best known in the West as the name of the heroic lion in C.S. Lewis' "Chronicles of Narnia" series, who serves as an allegorical stand-in for Jesus Christ. It was also used as a positive epithet for several Turkish emperors in the Middle Ages.

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Famous People Named Aslan

Aslan Khalid Aliyevich Maskhadov; leader of the Chechen independence movement; 3rd President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria
Aslan Usoyan, Russian mobster
Aslan Abashidze, former leader of the Ajarian Autonomous Republic in western Georgia
Aslan Bzhania, Russian politician
Aslan Ahmadov, Russian photographer

Pop Culture References for the name Aslan

Aslan, lion character in "The Chronicles of Narnia" by C. S. Lewis