0.204% of men in the US are named Alan.
Around 249900 US men are named Alan!
Very few females in the US are named Alan.
Be proud of your unique name!
Don't laugh - I've often been mistaken for a woman on the phone, even so far as someone asking me to spell my name (I think they thought I said "Ellen") and saying, "Huh. That's an odd name for a woman."
He was sooooooo embarassed. :)