See also: alan, ałan, alaŋ, a lán, and alán

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Breton Alan, name of early Breton saints, of disputed origin and meaning; brought to England by Normans. It may have been the name of a Celtic deity, the brother of Bran, Welsh Alawn, Celtic Alun, ‘harmony’. As an early Irish name, perhaps connected with ail (noble). Compare French Alain.

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Alan (plural Alans)

  1. A male given name from the Celtic languages.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin Alānī, from Ancient Greek Ἀλανοί (Alanoí).

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Alan (plural Alans or Alani)

  1. (historical) A member of a group of Sarmatian tribes, nomadic pastoralists of the 1st millennium AD who spoke an Eastern Iranian language derived from Scytho-Sarmatian and which in turn evolved into modern Ossetian.
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Alan m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Alan.

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PortugueseEdit

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Borrowed from English Alan.

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Alan m

  1. A male given name from English, equivalent to English Alan.

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SlovakEdit

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Alan m (genitive Alana, nominative plural Alanovia) declension pattern chlap

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Alan.

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Further readingEdit

  • Alan in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

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Proper nounEdit

Alan

  1. A male given name