What secrets hide behind “Alan” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Alan” is of German origin. It’s a name commonly given to boys.
Your name in reverse order is “Nala.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Alna.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Alan’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Alan is a name that implies a pioneering spirit. You are a natural born leader, highly focused, and achievement oriented. Enduring hardship to try out new things come naturally to you. It frustrates you to do too many unimportant activities. You can do things and make decisions by yourself. You are also energetic and confident.
Your heart’s desire is peace and harmony above anything else. You need friends and society. Your gentle nature makes you avoid confrontation as much as possible. There’s always an internal battle when you are uncertain about something. Sometimes, you have difficulty stating your needs and opinions openly. Worse, you’ll give up when confronted by a more aggressive person to avoid a fight. You dislike the use of force.
When people hear the name Alan, they perceive you as someone who is strong and powerful. The raw power you radiate to others makes you look confident and intimidating at the same time. It requires some convincing before you join a worthy cause. You tend to be egocentric. Sometimes people think you are wealthy, even if you’re not.
You are a person who is true to your ambitions and interests. Independent, creative, freethinker, and have strong leadership potential. You want to be in charge and tend to like your original ideas. There are times you are impulsive.
Your most likely vocation: engineer, writer, composer of music, teacher, designer, architect, planner, president of a society, curator, librarian, keeper of department store.
Lucky colors: All yellows, ocher, bronze, gold, orange
Lucky gem(s): Yellow diamond, citrine, amber, and topaz
Lucky day(s): Sunday
Lucky botanicals: Borage, chamomile, eyebright, lavender, Saint-John’s-wort, sorrel, thyme
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“Alan” is the 49th most popular baby boy’s name in New Jersey as reported in the 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, 112 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1939. A total of 2,336 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1955 with a total of 9,031 babies. That’s a lot of baby Alans.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Alan” was recorded 350,016 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Alans to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 340,566.
The name first appeared in the year 1882 and given to six newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1938 with a rank of #91 nationwide and was registered 2,241 times as a baby boy’s name. Alan became a popular boy’s name in the state of Hawaii in the year 1946. It ranked #14 with 81 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1947 in the state of New York with 1,294 baby boys.
This name is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of Connecticut for 64 years from 1925 to 1989 (may not be consecutive).
For the past three decades (1989 to 2018), the name “Alan” was recorded 78,763 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
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