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Origin of the name ALLAN.
Etymology of the name ALLAN.
Meaning of the baby name ALLAN.

  

ALLAN.  English name, of French origin, from allan, meaning "hunting dog."  But see Alan, and Allen.  Usage: America, England, France.

Some derive this name from Old French alan, allan, a hunting dog, originally from the country of the Alani or Alauni, a warlike people of European Sarmatia. (Prænomina, Charnock, 1882)

ALLAN.  English, French and Scottish name, meaning "fair, handsome" and "bright, clear, lucid." 

... In Scotland we have an "Allan" river near Stirling, an "Allen", near Hawick, and an Allan or Alwyn, near Melrose.  In England we have an Allen, near Truro, another in Dorset, an Allen or Alwen in Flintshire, and an Allen or Alwin in Northumberland.  In France we have rivers Alain, Alene, Allaine, and Allan.  We have also the pers. n. Allen and Allan.  In Gaelic Aluinn, Aluinne, Ailne (variants) mean exceedingly fair, handsome, lovely.  In Manx Aalin, in Irish Alluin, Alain, in Welsh Alain, Alwyn, Alwen have similar meanings, and in Irish and Welsh mean also bright, lucid, clear... (Warwickshire Place Names, Duignan, 1912).

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