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Alian meaning

עלין
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🔼The name Alian in the Bible

The name Alian occurs only one time in the Bible. He is listed among the sons of Seir the Horite (1 Chronicles 1:40). In Genesis 36:23 occurs the same name list, but here this man is called Alvan, which is quite similar a name.

The same alternate spelling occurs with Alian's brother Shepho/Shephi.

🔼Etymology of the name Alian

The name Alian is a variation of the name Alvan. Both names come from the following root cluster:

🔼Alian meaning

NOBSE Study Bible Name List doesn't list Alian separately, but reads Tall for a meaning of Alvan. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names also doesn't treat Alian separately and reads Unrighteous for Alvan.

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