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Gender: Male Meaning of Rylan: "island meadow" Origin of Rylan: English and Irish Rylan's Popularity in 2017: #287

The name Rylan is a boy's name of English origin meaning "island meadow". Rylan is ranked #287 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like New Baby Names on the Rise and discussed in our forums with posts like "A Duggarlike Game: With a twist!".

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Famous People Named Rylan

Ross Richard "Rylan" Clark-Neal, British singer, reality TV personality and presenter
Rylan Jaxson Mabius (b. 2008), son of actor Eric Mabius
Rylan Jayce Davis (b. 2010), son of TV personalities Kayla Jordan and J.R. Davis of "16 and Pregnant"
Rylan Wesley Davis (b. 2011), daughter of singers Julie Reeves and Chris Davis
Rylan Miller, brother of actress Addy Miller

Pop Culture References for the name Rylan

Rylan, character in Aphmau's YouTube series
Rylan, character from TV series "Greek"
"Rylan" is a song by The National


lizway Says:


I have a bad association with this name, however, I still really like it.

bendogmon Says:


My name's Rylan.

bendogmon Says:


It does. (My name's Rylan.)

Rachel Kent Says:


Rylan-Patrick Thomas Laws is going to be my next sons name Love it xx

Guest Says:


I've always seen this as more of a girls name tbh. Nice for either gender regardless :P

eveyalecia Says:


I really like Rylan, although I can imagine it would often get mistaken for Ryan.

BabyNameCrazy95 Says:


I like it I can imagine having a little Rylan-James x