Dylan is an excellent baby name, but finding the perfect nickname for the name, Dylan, isn’t always a beautiful experience, which is why we have put together a list of popular and creative Dylan nicknames.
But first, what is the origin and meaning of the name Dylan?
Dylan is a Welsh male name meaning; Son of the sea, son of the ocean, born from the ocean. The popularity of the name in the modern era sprang from its use by a poet called Dylan Thomas.
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Popular Nicknames for Dylan
Each nickname on this list is an excellent fit for anyone named Dylan. Here are some cute, cool, funny, and, creative nicknames for Dylan:
- Dill pickle – A cute Dylan nickname.
- King D
- Dilbert – An English nickname meaning Geek could be used to refer to a smart person.
- Dilster – A cool nickname for the name Dylan.
- Big D – Big meaning “large” and “D” for Dylan. Could be used ironically.
- Dilly Bear – A fun nickname for Dylan inspired by toy teddy bears.
- Dilly Billy – A cool nickname for Dylan, meaning charming.
- D Dawg – D for Dylan and Dawg, meaning friend.
- Dyldo – A mean nickname for Dylan.
Famous People Named Dylan
In your search for a nickname for Dylan, you should also consider the names and nicknames of famous people named Dylan? Here are some famous people named Dylan:
- Bob Dylan – American singer and songwriter
- Dylan Strome – Professional ice hockey player
- Dylan O’Brien – American actor
- Dylan Sprayberry – American actor
- Dylan Moran – Irish comedian
- Dylan McDermott – American actor
- Dylan Sprouse – American actor
Famous Fictional Characters Named Dylan
How about fictional characters named Dylan? Have you considered using these character names as a Dylan nickname? Here are some fictional characters named Dylan:
- Dylan Ail-Don – A Celtic mythological figure in Wales
- Dylan Dog – The main character of the eponymous comic series
- Dylan Keogh – The main character in BBC medical drama Casualty, played by Will Beck
- Dylan “Dil” Pickles – Cartoon character form Rugrats and All Grown Up!
- Dylan Marvil – A character in The Clique series
- Dylan Mayfair – Played by Lyndsy Fonseca in Desperate Housewives
- Dylan McKay – played by Luke Perry on Beverly Hills 90210
- Dylan Michalchuk – A character on the TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation
Now, it is your turn to provide us with any cute, funny, or cool nickname for Dylan that is not on this list.