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Calen

What does Calen mean?

Calen Pronunciation of Calen [calen] as a girls' name. The meaning of the name Calen is "pure". Calen is a variant form of Caitlin (Old French, Greek).

Associated with: pure (virgin).

Variations

Calen has 15 variants: Caelin, Caelyn, Cailen, Cailene, Cailyn, Cailynn, Calin, Calyn, Calynn, Cayelin, Caylen, Caylin, Caylyn, Kayelin and Kayelyn.

14 more related forms via Caitlin: Caetlin, Cait, Caiti, Caitlan, Caitlen, Caitlyn, Caity, Catelan, Catelyn, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn and Catlynn.

Creative forms:
(female) Chalen, ..

(male) Calent, ..

Middle name pairings:
Calen Sawyer (C.S.), ..

How popular is Calen?

Calen is an unusual given name for females. Calen is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Caelyn, Cailyn (#1343 from current records), Caitlan, Caitlin (#609), Caitlyn (#599), Catelyn, Catlin and Caylin are the popular related forms of Calen (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Caylyn, are seldom used. These forms of Calen were favored 25 years ago (adoption of 0.5%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.1%, down 89%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caelyn, Cailyn, Caitlan, Caitlin, Caitlyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Catelyn, Catlin, Caylin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caitlin, Caitlyn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Calen is pronounced similarly to Caelan, Cailin, Caleen, Callen, Coleen, Colleen, Kaelene, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kailan, Kailene, Kailin, Kalan, Kaleen, Kalen, Kalene, Kalyn, Kalynn, Kaylan, Kayleen, Kaylene, Kaylyn, Kyleen, Kylen and Kylin. Other recommended names are Belen, Cadey, Cain, Calee, Caleena, Caley, Cali, Calina, Carden, Carel, Caren, Carey, Carle, Carlen, Carlene, Carley, Carlyn, Caron, Carren, Carwen, Casen, Cate, Catee (see Kate), Catey, Catleen, Caye, Caylee, Cele, Celena, Celene, Celes, Chalon, Clem, Cole, Colena, Fallen, Faren, Galen, Glen, Jaden, Karen, Karlen, Laken, Laren, Maren, Marlen, Raven, Taleen, Taren and Valen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Calen.

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