Uhlan is a military rank, the equivalent of which is used by the service organizations of different civilizations. In Human origin, an uhlan was a skirmish fighter armed with a lance, and later, pistols. The term is of middle European origin.
As a grade, uhlan is an enlisted rank in a fighting organization, below a sergeant or corporal. In comparison to naval ranking systems, this rank is marginally equivalent to the naval crewman ranks.