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Origin

  • Welsh

Meaning/history

  • Son of the sea, born from the ocean

Nicknames

  • Dill,
  • Dill-Pickle,
  • Dyls,
  • Dilly,
  • D,
  • Diddles,
  • Dilbert,
  • Dibbles,
  • Didi,
  • Dylbo.,
  • Dils,
  • Diddy,
  • Dude

Interesting Dylans

  • Bob Dylan,
  • Dylan Thomas,
  • Dylan the stoned rabbit from The Magic Roundabout,
  • Dylan Moran,
  • Dizzee Rascal (Dylan Mills)

Unfortunate Dylans

Dylan goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Jack,
  • Jacob,
  • Oscar, Angel,
  • James,
  • Quinn,
  • Thomas,
  • Caleb,
  • Alex,
  • Harry,
  • Joseph,
  • Nathan

When I hear Dylan
I think of...

  • Luke Perry from Beverley Hills 90210,
  • A tall dark and manly poet (not the wimpy type though),
  • A cool kid,
  • handsome and cool guy,
  • black, glossy hair
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