Allan

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See also: allan and állán

Translingual[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Allan

  1. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Harry Howard Barton Allan (1882-1957).

Further reading[edit]

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Allan

  1. A male given name from the Celtic languages, a less common spelling of Alan.
    • 1866, William 'Wilkie' Collins, Armadale, Kissinger Publishing, published 2004, →ISBN, page 288:
      "If I had been a man," she said, "I should so like to have been called Allan!"
      "Call me by my name, if you really like it," he whispered persuasively. "Call me 'Allan', for once - just to try."
  2. A surname transferred from the given name derived from the given name, more often spelled Allen.
  3. A town in the Rural Municipality of Blucher No.343, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  4. A rural locality in Southern Downs Region, Queensland, Australia.
  5. A commune in Drôme department, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.

See also[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Allan, Alan, probably of Old Breton or Irish origin.

Proper noun[edit]

Allan

  1. a male given name from the Celtic languages

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Allan.

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Allan in the 19th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Allan

  1. a male given name

Usage notes[edit]

  • Popular in Denmark in the 1960s and the 1970s.

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 23 452 males with the given name Allan have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1960s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Allan in the 20th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Allan

  1. a male given name

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Alan, ultimately from Brythonic.

Proper noun[edit]

Allan m

  1. a male given name

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Allan: Allansson
  • daughter of Allan: Allansdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Allan
Accusative Allan
Dative Allani
Genitive Allans

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Allan at the end of the 19th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Allan

  1. a male given name
    • 2006, Allan Mutka, Rippipuku, Tammi, →ISBN, page 96:
      ―Päivää, mä olen Altsu, tai toi Allan on se oikea nimi.
      ―Sehän on mukava miehen nimi, vähän harvinaisempikin, rouva säteili.
      Meinasin sanoa että joo, mustalaismannet suosivat, mutta jätin kuitenkin sanomatta.
      ―Hi, I'm Altsu, or well Allan is my real name.
      ―That's a nice male name, a bit less common one too, the woman joyfully said.
      I was going to say that yeah, the Gypsies like it, but I decided not to.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Allan (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Allan Allanit
genitive Allanin Allanien
partitive Allania Allaneja
illative Allaniin Allaneihin
singular plural
nominative Allan Allanit
accusative nom. Allan Allanit
gen. Allanin
genitive Allanin Allanien
partitive Allania Allaneja
inessive Allanissa Allaneissa
elative Allanista Allaneista
illative Allaniin Allaneihin
adessive Allanilla Allaneilla
ablative Allanilta Allaneilta
allative Allanille Allaneille
essive Allanina Allaneina
translative Allaniksi Allaneiksi
abessive Allanitta Allaneitta
instructive Allanein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Allan (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Allanini Allanini
accusative nom. Allanini Allanini
gen. Allanini
genitive Allanini Allanieni
partitive Allaniani Allanejani
inessive Allanissani Allaneissani
elative Allanistani Allaneistani
illative Allaniini Allaneihini
adessive Allanillani Allaneillani
ablative Allaniltani Allaneiltani
allative Allanilleni Allaneilleni
essive Allaninani Allaneinani
translative Allanikseni Allaneikseni
abessive Allanittani Allaneittani
instructive
comitative Allaneineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Allanisi Allanisi
accusative nom. Allanisi Allanisi
gen. Allanisi
genitive Allanisi Allaniesi
partitive Allaniasi Allanejasi
inessive Allanissasi Allaneissasi
elative Allanistasi Allaneistasi
illative Allaniisi Allaneihisi
adessive Allanillasi Allaneillasi
ablative Allaniltasi Allaneiltasi
allative Allanillesi Allaneillesi
essive Allaninasi Allaneinasi
translative Allaniksesi Allaneiksesi
abessive Allanittasi Allaneittasi
instructive
comitative Allaneinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Allanimme Allanimme
accusative nom. Allanimme Allanimme
gen. Allanimme
genitive Allanimme Allaniemme
partitive Allaniamme Allanejamme
inessive Allanissamme Allaneissamme
elative Allanistamme Allaneistamme
illative Allaniimme Allaneihimme
adessive Allanillamme Allaneillamme
ablative Allaniltamme Allaneiltamme
allative Allanillemme Allaneillemme
essive Allaninamme Allaneinamme
translative Allaniksemme Allaneiksemme
abessive Allanittamme Allaneittamme
instructive
comitative Allaneinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Allaninne Allaninne
accusative nom. Allaninne Allaninne
gen. Allaninne
genitive Allaninne Allanienne
partitive Allanianne Allanejanne
inessive Allanissanne Allaneissanne
elative Allanistanne Allaneistanne
illative Allaniinne Allaneihinne
adessive Allanillanne Allaneillanne
ablative Allaniltanne Allaneiltanne
allative Allanillenne Allaneillenne
essive Allaninanne Allaneinanne
translative Allaniksenne Allaneiksenne
abessive Allanittanne Allaneittanne
instructive
comitative Allaneinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Allaninsa Allaninsa
accusative nom. Allaninsa Allaninsa
gen. Allaninsa
genitive Allaninsa Allaniensa
partitive Allaniaan
Allaniansa
Allanejaan
Allanejansa
inessive Allanissaan
Allanissansa
Allaneissaan
Allaneissansa
elative Allanistaan
Allanistansa
Allaneistaan
Allaneistansa
illative Allaniinsa Allaneihinsa
adessive Allanillaan
Allanillansa
Allaneillaan
Allaneillansa
ablative Allaniltaan
Allaniltansa
Allaneiltaan
Allaneiltansa
allative Allanilleen
Allanillensa
Allaneilleen
Allaneillensa
essive Allaninaan
Allaninansa
Allaneinaan
Allaneinansa
translative Allanikseen
Allaniksensa
Allaneikseen
Allaneiksensa
abessive Allanittaan
Allanittansa
Allaneittaan
Allaneittansa
instructive
comitative Allaneineen
Allaneinensa

Statistics[edit]

  • Allan is the 370th most common male given name in Finland, belonging to 848 male individuals (and as a middle name to 9,434 more, making it much more common as a middle name), according to February 2023 data from the Digital and Population Data Services Agency of Finland.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Allan in the 19th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Allan c (genitive Allans)

  1. a male given name

Usage notes[edit]

  • Popular in Sweden from the 1910s to the 1930s.

See also[edit]

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Allan, Alan, probably of Old Breton or Irish origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Allan (Baybayin spelling ᜀᜎᜈ᜔)

  1. a male given name from English [in turn from the Celtic languages]