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Kalin (girl)

What does Kalin mean?

Kalin Pronunciation of Kalin [kalin] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Kalin) has its roots in Irish and American, and the meaning of the name Kalin is "slender and white, fair or pure". Kalin is a version of Caoilainn (Irish): from "caol fionn". Kalin is also a form of Kaylin (American): version of Caitlin, Kayla.

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


Kalin has 28 variants: Caelainn, Caelan, Caelyn, Caoilinn, Kaelene, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kaelynn, Kailan, Kaileen, Kailene, Kailin, Kailyn, Kailynne, Kalan, Kalen, Kalyn, Kalynn, Kaylan, Kaylanne, Kayleen, Kaylen, Kaylinn, Kaylyn, Kaylynn, Kaylynne, Keelan and Keelin.

Creative forms:
(female) Kalna, Kalney, ..

(male) Kalkie, Kalwin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kalin Magdalene (K.M.), ..

How popular is Kalin?

Kalin is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#16972 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Kalin was first listed in 1998 and reached its apex position of #1837 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kalin outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Kaelyn (#521 from current records), Kaylin (#619), Kailyn (#658), Kaylynn (#744), Kaelynn (#939), Kaylen (#1195), Kaylyn (#1270), Kayleen (#1328), Kalyn, Kaelin, Caelyn, Kalynn and Kaylan are the popular variation forms of Kalin rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Kalin was widespread in 2009 (average #1059) and is somewhat less today (#1376, 46%), with the version Kalyn becoming somewhat outmoded. Kaylin is the firm favorite, although Kaelynn seems to be getting popular too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalin, Caelyn, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kaelynn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kailyn, Kalyn, Kalynn, Kaylan, Kayleen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaylen, Kaylin, Kaylyn, Kaylynn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kalin is alike in pronunciation to Cailen, Cailin, Caleen, Calen, Callan, Callen, Calyn, Calynn, Cayelin, Caylin, Caylyn, Coline, Kalaine, Kalene, Kallan, Kayelin, Kaylene, Keelyn, Kellan, Kellen, Kellyn, Kolline, Kyleen, Kylene and Kylin. Other suggested similar names are Adalin, Aylin, Catlin, Eaglin, Edlin, Elin, Jalin, Jolin, Kadi, Kadia, Kadian, Kahli, Kai, Kalae, Kalah, Kalana, Kalani, Kalei, Kalena, Kali, Kalia, Kalie, Kalila, Kalina, Kalindi, Kalisa, Kalli, Kaloni, Kami, Kamlyn, Karin, Karina, Karine, Karlen, Karlin, Karline, Karlyn, Karmin, Kasia, Kason, Katalin, Kathlin, Katlin, Kaylie, Kazia, Kolina, Marin, Marlin, Nolin and Tarin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kalin.

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