Alan

Alan is a boy name and means precious. It is a German name and its pronunciation is \a-lan\. Other similar names and variants include: Ailean, Ailin, Al, Alain, Alair, Aland, Alann, Alano, Alanson, Alen, Alin, Allain, Allan, Allayne, Allen, Alley, Alleyn, Alleyne, Allie, Allin, Allon, Allyn, Alon, Alun, Alyn, Elwyn. Alan is a very popular first name for men (#91 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#23264 out of 88799).
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Alan VIP rank

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#172
Most recent rank
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#40
Highest rank
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105
Actors named Alan
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43
Directors named Alan
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1
Singers named Alan
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13
Writers named Alan

Famous people named Alan

Here’s a list of VIPs named Alan:

Famous actors named Alan and their movies

Alan Ladd
Alan Ladd

Born on September 03, 1913

  • Age: 107
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 47
The Glass Key

The Glass Key

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, Brian Donlevy, Bonita Granville

Country: United States of America

Shane

Shane

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin, Brandon De Wilde

Country: United States of America

Her First Romance

Her First Romance

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Edith Fellows, Wilbur Evans, Julie Bishop, Alan Ladd

The Proud Rebel

The Proud Rebel

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Alan Ladd, Olivia de Havilland, Dean Jagger, David Ladd

Alan Arkin
Alan Arkin

Born on March 26, 1934

  • Age: 86
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 37
Wait Until Dark

Wait Until Dark

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States of America

The Last Unicorn

The Last Unicorn

Directed by: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Mia Farrow, Angela Lansbury, Alan Arkin

Country: United States of America

Glengarry Glen Ross

Glengarry Glen Ross

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Alan Arkin

Country: United States of America

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller

Starring: Alan Arkin, Sondra Locke, Chuck McCann, Peter Mamakos

Alan Alda
Alan Alda

Born on January 28, 1936

  • Age: 84
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 22
Same Time, Next Year

Same Time, Next Year

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Alan Alda, Ellen Burstyn, Ivan Bonar, Bernie Kuby

Country: United States of America

M*A*S*H

M*A*S*H

Written by:

Starring: Alan Alda, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr, William Christopher

Country: United States of America

The Four Seasons

The Four Seasons

Directed by: Alan Alda

Starring: Alan Alda, Carol Burnett, Len Cariou, Sandy Dennis

The Longest Ride

The Longest Ride

Directed by: George Tillman Jr.

Starring: Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, Alan Alda, Jack Huston

Alan Rickman
Alan Rickman

Born on February 21, 1946

  • Age: 74
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 18
Die Hard

Die Hard

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Country: United States of America

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Ben Whishaw, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Rickman, Francesc Albiol

Country: United States of America

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall

Country: United States of America

Snow Cake

Snow Cake

Directed by: Marc Evans

Starring: Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Hampshire

Alan Cumming
Alan Cumming

Born on January 27, 1965

  • Age: 56
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 11
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

Directed by: David Mirkin

Starring: Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo, Alan Cumming

Country: United States of America

Emma

Emma

Directed by: Douglas McGrath

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, James Cosmo, Greta Scacchi, Alan Cumming

Boogie Woogie

Boogie Woogie

Directed by: Duncan Ward

Starring: Gillian Anderson, Alan Cumming, Heather Graham, Danny Huston

Burlesque

Burlesque

Directed by: Steve Antin

Starring: Cher, Christina Aguilera, Alan Cumming, Eric Dane

Famous directors named Alan and their movies

Alan Parker
Alan Parker

Born on February 14, 1944

  • Age: 76
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 14
Birdy

Birdy

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron

Midnight Express

Midnight Express

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli

Country: United States of America

The Life of David Gale

The Life of David Gale

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Kate Winslet, Laura Linney, Cleo King

Mississippi Burning

Mississippi Burning

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif

Country: United States of America

Alan Bridges
Alan Bridges
  • No. of movies: 8
The Return of the Soldier

The Return of the Soldier

Directed by: Alan Bridges

Starring: Julie Christie, Glenda Jackson, Ann-Margret, Alan Bates

Act of Murder

Directed by: Alan Bridges

Starring: John Carson, Anthony Bate, Justine Lord, Duncan Lewis

The Shooting Party

Directed by: Alan Bridges

Starring: James Mason, Edward Fox, Dorothy Tutin, John Gielgud

The Hireling

Directed by: Alan Bridges

Starring: Robert Shaw, Sarah Miles, Peter Egan, Caroline Mortimer

Alan Poul
Alan Poul

Born on May 01, 1954

  • Age: 66
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 6
I'll Try to Fix You

I'll Try to Fix You

Directed by: Alan Poul

Main Justice

Main Justice

Directed by: Alan Poul

Egeria

Egeria

Directed by: Alan Poul

Alan Roberts
Alan Roberts

Born on February 23, 1956

  • Age: 64
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 4

Panorama Blue

Directed by: Alan Roberts

Starring: Sue Moses, Dennis Zlamal, Carona Faoro, Stephen Nave

The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood

Directed by: Alan Roberts

Starring: Martine Beswick, Chris Lemmon, Adam West, Richard Deacon

Young Lady Chatterley II

Directed by: Alan Roberts

Starring: Harlee McBride, Ed Quinlan, Adam West, Brett Baxter Clark

Young Lady Chatterley

Young Lady Chatterley

Directed by: Alan Roberts

Starring: Harlee McBride, Peter Ratray, William Beckley, Ann Michelle

Alan Bunce
Alan Bunce

Born on June 28, 1903

  • Age: 117
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 3

Babar: The Movie

Directed by: Alan Bunce

Starring: Gordon Pinsent, Gavin Magrath, Elizabeth Hanna, Lisa Jai

Babar: The Movie

Babar: The Movie

Directed by: Alan Bunce

Babar The Movie

Babar The Movie

Directed by: Alan Bunce

Famous singers named Alan and their songs

Famous writers named Alan and their books

Alan Dershowitz
Alan Dershowitz

Born on September 01, 1938

  • Age: 82
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 7
Reasonable Doubts

Reasonable Doubts

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Alan Dershowitz, one of the foremost legal thinkers of our time, explores a series of questions raised by the most watched criminal trial in American history.

The Case For Israel

The Case For Israel

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The Case for Israel is an ardent defense of Israel's rights, supported by indisputable evidence. Presents a passionate look at what Israel's accusers and detractors are saying about this war-torn country.Dershowitz

Supreme Injustice

Supreme Injustice

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Millions of Americans were baffled and outraged by the U.S. Supreme Court's role in deciding the presidential election of 2000 with its controversial ruling in Bush v.

Chutzpah

Chutzpah

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Lawyer and columnist Dershowitz, author of Reversal of Fortune looks back over his life experiences, specific cases, and historic causes to reflect on his generation of Jews in the US -

Alan Moore
Alan Moore

Born on November 18, 1953

  • Age: 67
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 6
Watchmen

Watchmen

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A New York Times Best Seller! This Hugo Award-winning graphic novel chronicles the fall from grace of a group of super-heroes plagued by all-too-human failings. Along the way, the concept of the super-hero is dissected as the heroes are stalked …

Alan Dean Foster
Alan Dean Foster

Born on November 18, 1946

  • Age: 74
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 6
The Approaching Storm

The Approaching Storm

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“ENTERTAINING AND INTELLIGENT . . . This book is pure class all the way. . . . The final page is a great climax.”–StarburstThe

Alan Greenspan
Alan Greenspan

Born on March 06, 1926

  • Age: 94
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 5
The Age of Turbulence

The Age of Turbulence

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The Age Of Turbulence is Alan Greenspan’s incomparable reckoning with the contemporary financial world, channeled through his own experiences working in the command room of the global economy longer and with greater effect than any other single living figure.

Alan Tennant
Alan Tennant
  • No. of books: 5
On The Wing

On The Wing

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In this extraordinary journey, Alan Tennant recounts his attempt to track the transcontinental migration of the majestic peregrine falcon — an investigation no one before him had ever taken to such

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Alan a popular name?

Over the years Alan was most popular in 1955. According to the latest US census information Alan ranks #85th while according to famousnames.vip Alan ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Alan?

According to the US census in 2018, 2249 boys were born named Alan, making Alan the #172nd name more popular among boy names. In 1955 Alan had the highest rank with 9046 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Alan?

Alan is #172nd in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Alan more popular ?

The name Alan was more popular in 1955 with 9046 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Alan

The last time a baby was named Alan was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Alan?

In 2018 there were 2249 baby boys named Alan.

Who is a famous person named Alan?

There a several famous people named Alan, for example actor Alan Rickman, director Alan Parker, musician Alan Turner.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Alan?

A famous actor/actress named Alan is Alan Rickman, starring in 18 movies, including Die Hard and Snow Cake.

Who is a famous director named Alan?

A famous director named Alan is Alan Parker, who directed 14 movies, including Pink Floyd The Wall and Mississippi Burning.

Who is a famous singer named Alan?

A famous singer named Alan is Alan Turner, with over 5 songs, including Good-Bye, Sweetheart, Good-Bye and The Rosary.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Alan?

There are 105 actors named Alan including Alan Rickman and Alan Cumming who appeared in movies such as Die Hard and Emma.

How many famous directors are named Alan?

There are 43 directors named Alan including Alan Parker and Alan Poul who directed movies such as Pink Floyd The Wall and I'll Try to Fix You.

How many famous writers are named Alan?

There are 13 writers named Alan including Alan Moore and Alan Greenspan who wrote books such as Watchmen and The Age of Turbulence.