Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: dark; bold; black-haired
Sounds Like: Dalan, Dilan, Dylan
Similar Names: Colan, Doan, Doran, Dowan, Nolan
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1510
Dolan \d(o)-lan\ as a boy's name is pronounced DOH-lan. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Dolan is "dark; bold; black-haired".
Baby names that sound like Dolan are Dalan, Dilan and Dylan. Other similar baby names are Colan, Doan, Doran, Dowan and Nolan.
Dolan is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1510 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)