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What does Kayleen mean?

Kayleen Pronunciation of Kayleen [kayleen] as a girls' name is of Gaelic and American derivation, and Kayleen means "slender". Kayleen is an alternate form of Kaylee (Gaelic): from Caollaidhe. Kayleen is also a derivative of Kaylin (American).

Associated with: gaelic, slender (little).


Kayleen has 23 variants: Kaelene, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kaelynn, Kailan, Kaileen, Kailene, Kailin, Kailyn, Kailynne, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kalyn, Kalynn, Kaylan, Kaylanne, Kaylen, Kaylene, Kaylinn, Kaylyn, Kaylynn and Kaylynne.

17 more alternative forms via Kaylee, Kaylin: Cayley, Kaelee, Kaeley, Kaelie, Kailee, Kailey, Kalee, Kaley, Kalie, Kaylea, Kayleena, Kaylei, Kayleigh, Kayley, Kayli, Kaylie and Kaylley.

Creative forms:
(female) Kileen, Koleen, ..

(male) Kayken, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kayleen Charlene (K.C.), ..

How popular is Kayleen?

Kayleen is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2612 out of 4276, Top 61%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kayleen entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #919 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is currently at #1328. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Kayleen (#1328 from current records) are Cayley, Kaelin, Kaelyn (#521 from current records), Kaelynn (#939), Kailee (#812), Kailey (#532), Kailyn (#658), Kalee, Kaley (#1233), Kalie, Kalin, Kalyn, Kalynn, Kaylan, Kaylea, Kaylee (#61), Kaylei, Kayleigh (#326), Kaylen (#1195), Kaylene, Kayley (#1627), Kayli (#1790), Kaylie (#551), Kaylin (#619), Kaylyn (#1270) and Kaylynn (#744). Other variants, like Kalen, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Kayleen was more pronounced 6 years ago (usage of 1.1%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.6%, down 44.1%). Kaylee has generally been preferred by parents, though Kayleigh has gained in usage over time, while forms such as Kaley are now less common.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kayleen, Cayley, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kaelynn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kailee, Kailey, Kailyn, Kalee, Kaley in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalie, Kalin, Kalyn, Kalynn, Kaylan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaylea, Kaylee, Kaylei, Kayleigh, Kaylen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaylene, Kayley, Kayli, Kaylie, Kaylin in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kaylee, Kayleigh outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kayleen is alike in pronunciation to Caileen, Cailen, Caleen, Calen, Callen, Cayleen, Caylen, Caylin, Caylyn, Coleen, Colleen, Kaleen, Kalene, Kallan, Kayelin, Kayelyn, Kelleen, Kellen, Kolleen, Kyleen, Kylen, Kylene and Kylin. Other recommended names are Ayleen, Baylee, Carleen, Catleen, Caylee, Darleen, Earleen, Faeleen, Gayleen, Gaylen (see Gayle), Harleen, Haylee, Jaeleen, Jakleen, Jasleen, Jaylee, Jayleen, Kaitleen, Kaleena, Kalena, Kallee, Karaleen, Kareen, Karlee, Karleen, Karlein (see Caroline), Karlen, Kataleen, Kathleen, Kathyleen, Katleen, Kaycee, Kaydee, Kayle, Kaysee, Kylee, Marleen, Mayleen, Myleen, Naydeen, Pauleen, Raeleen, Rayleen, Shayleen and Taleen. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kayleen.

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