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  1. Allannoun

    A surname derived from the given name, more often spelled Allen.

  2. Allannoun

    A male given name from the Celtic languages, a less common spelling of Alan.

    "If I had been a man," she said, "I should so like to have been called Allan!"

  3. Allannoun

    A surname derived from the given name, more often spelled Allen.

  4. Allannoun

    A town in Saskatchewan, Canada.


  1. Allan

    Allan is a town in west central Saskatchewan, Canada about 60 km southeast of Saskatoon.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. allan

    A word from the Saxon, still used in the north to denote a piece of land nearly surrounded by a stream.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ALLAN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Allan is ranked #3022 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Allan surname appeared 11,867 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Allan.

    84.4% or 10,023 total occurrences were White.
    6.4% or 765 total occurrences were Black.
    3.8% or 455 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.4% or 290 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2% or 244 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.7% or 89 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Allan in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Allan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Allan in a Sentence

  1. Mohammed Allan:

    Mohammed Allan is very, very weak, he is out of the induced coma and he has spoken to his lawyers, and his demands remain the same.

  2. Ralph Ellison, "The Invisible Man":

    I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.

  3. Ruth Willman:

    We walked in, and everyone started standing up and clapping for us, and Allan and I just showed off our medals.

  4. Mike Braun:

    I think Allan Dershowitz probably gave a lot more peace of mind to people that were wanting to see how to sort through it, when Allan Dershowitz made a strong case that each article was ill-founded, still going to make my decision when we finish this phase.

  5. Marissa Bridge:

    In the very beginning, callers talked about seeing murders, the first few weeks of the line, someone called and they said that they robbed and killed homosexuals, which corresponded to what was actually happening in New York City at the time. That bothered him from the very beginning… It was a real moral dilemma for Allan. He wrestled with this for a very long time.

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    given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol
    • A. splay
    • B. askant
    • C. bibulous
    • D. ostensive

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