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Caelan (girl)

What does Caelan mean?

Caelan Pronunciation of Caelan [cae-lan] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Caelan) is a Gaelic and Irish name, and the meaning of Caelan is "girl; slender and white, fair or pure". Caelan is a version of Cailin (Gaelic). Caelan is also a derivative of Caoilainn (Irish): from "caol fionn".

Associated with: gaelic, slender (little), white, fair (beautiful), pure (virgin).


Caelan has 9 variants: Caelainn, Caelyn, Caileen, Cailyn, Caoilinn, Caylin, Kalin, Keelan and Keelin.

Creative forms:
(female) Crelan, ..

(male) Caeian, Caeran, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caelan Nya (C.N.), ..

How popular is Caelan?

Caelan is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Caelan is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Cailyn (#1343 from recent data), Kalin, Caylin, Caelyn and Cailin are the prominent variation forms of Caelan (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Caelainn, are uncommon. These forms of Caelan were popular as baby names 6 years ago (usage of 0.03%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.01%, 79%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caelyn, Cailin, Cailyn, Caylin, Kalin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caelan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Caelan is alike in pronunciation to Cailene, Cailynn, Caleen, Calin, Callan, Calyn, Cauline, Cayelin, Caylen, Caylyn, Kaelene, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kaelynn, Kailan, Kailyn, Kalen, Kallan, Kalyn, Kaylan, Kaylen, Kaylin, Kaylyn, Keelyn and Kellan. Other recommended names are Caela, Caera, Caetlin, Caila, Caitlan, Cala, Calina, Calla, Camela, Cameran, Carla, Carlah, Carlan, Carlana, Carlen, Carlin, Carlyn, Carman, Carolan, Catelan, Catelyn, Catlain, Catlin, Catlyn, Cayla, Cela, Celena, Celene, Celina, Celine, Celyna, Chalon, Chela, Daelyn, Fallan, Geelan, Jaelana, Jaelyn, Jaylan, Kaela, Kaelah, Katelan, Laela, Maegan, Raegan, Raelani and Raelyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caelan.

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