What does the baby name Dallin mean? Learn about what Dallin means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Dallin - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Dallin
D-A-L-L-I-N, is a 6-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Dallin
DAL in
Meaning of Dallin
Hollow or valley, from the place of dalla's people, dweller in the valley.
Origin of Dallin
The name 'Dallin' is of American origin. It originated as a variant of the name 'Dallas', which itself is derived from a Scottish surname.
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Popularity of Dallin
The popularity of the name 'Dallin' has fluctuated over the years. It first appeared on the United States popularity charts in the mid-20th century, but it remained relatively uncommon until the late 20th century. Since then, it has experienced a gradual increase in usage, particularly in the United States.
Dallin currently has 207 likes, and is in the top 2% of liked boy's names. The name Edwin is slightly more popular than Dallin.

Etymology of Dallin

The etymology of the name 'Dallin' is closely tied to its parent name 'Dallas'. 'Dallas' is derived from the Scottish surname 'D'Ales', which means 'of Ales', referring to the town of Ales in Scotland. Over time, the name evolved into 'Dallas' and eventually gave rise to the variant 'Dallin'.

Cultural Significance of Dallin

The name 'Dallin' does not have a specific cultural significance as it is a relatively modern name. However, it is often associated with American culture due to its origin and usage primarily in the United States.