Meaning:
Oak Tree
Friendly
The Bright and Shining One

Origin:
Hebrew
American Indian
Welsh

Dedicated, Proud, Laughing

The Olympian

The name Elan has varied origins and meanings, which only makes all the more endearing.

Firstly it is known to be a Hebrew name which means ‘Oak Tree’. In Hebrew it is used primarily for boys.

Secondly, it is an American Indian name, meaning ‘Friendly’, and can be gender neutral.

Lastly, is also a Celtic name of Welsh origin that means ‘The Bright and Shining One’. As a Celtic name, it is generally used for girls.

Elan is an elegant and cherished name, it fits with sibset names like Ellis, Asher, Liam, Alani and Orla.