What does Dylan mean?

Definitions for Dylan
ˈdɪl əndy·lan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dylan, Bob Dylannoun

    United States songwriter noted for his protest songs (born in 1941)

  2. Dylannoun

    Celtic god of the waves; son of Arianrhod


  1. Dylannoun

    A male given name from Welsh.

  2. Dylannoun

    A surname.

  3. Dylannoun

    A female given name

  4. Etymology: From Welsh mythology; possibly from Celtic for "son of the sea" or "born from the ocean."


  1. Dylan

    Dylan is a multi-paradigm programming language that includes support for functional and object-oriented programming, and is dynamic and reflective while providing a programming model designed to support efficient machine code generation, including fine-grained control over dynamic and static behaviors. It was created in the early 1990s by a group led by Apple Computer. Dylan derives from Scheme and Common Lisp and adds an integrated object system derived from the Common Lisp Object System. In Dylan, all values are first-class objects. Dylan supports multiple inheritance, polymorphism, multiple dispatch, keyword arguments, object introspection, pattern-based syntax extension macros, and many other advanced features. Programs can express fine-grained control over dynamism, admitting programs that occupy a continuum between dynamic and static programming and supporting evolutionary development. Dylan's main design goal is to be a dynamic language well-suited for developing commercial software. Dylan attempts to address potential performance issues by introducing "natural" limits to the full flexibility of Lisp systems, allowing the compiler to clearly understand compilable units.

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  1. dylan

    Song lyrics by dylan -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by dylan on the Lyrics.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. DYLAN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Dylan is ranked #73911 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Dylan surname appeared 262 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Dylan.

    80.9% or 212 total occurrences were White.
    7.6% or 20 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    6.1% or 16 total occurrences were Black.
    2.6% or 7 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dylan in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Dylan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Dylan in a Sentence

  1. James Ransone:

    Jack Dylan Grazer didn't think I was cool, i was like 40 and into all these skateboards. I was like,' I know about skateboarding, too ! ... I grew up around all these pro-skateboarders, like,' I know those guys ! I'm pretty cool !' He was like,' No. That's not cool.'.

  2. Bob Dylan:

    I don't see Bob Dylan as covering these songs in any way. They've been covered enough. Buried, as a matter a fact. What me and my band are basically doing is uncovering them. Lifting them out of the grave and bringing them into the light of day, shadows in the Night.

  3. Century Fox:

    Production on the film will be shut down while he recovers. Our thoughts go out to Dylan for a full and speedy recovery.

  4. John Prine:

    I used to read a lot of Steinbeck, and I admired Roger Miller and Bob Dylan.

  5. Bob Dylan:

    Leon Redbonecrossed went on to put out 16 more records. Leon Redbonecrossed career got a boost in the early 1970s when Bob Dylan met Bob Dylan at the Mariposa Folk Festival in Ontario, Canada, and praised Leon Redbonecrossed performance. Bob Dylan said that if Bob Dylan ever started a label, Bob Dylan would have signed Leon Redbonecrossed. Leon interests me, ive heard hes anywhere from 25 to 60, Ive been( a foot and a half from him) and I cant tell, but you got ta see him. He does old Jimmie Rodgers, then turns around and does a Robert Johnson.

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