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Keelan (girl)

What does Keelan mean?

Keelan Pronunciation of Keelan [kee-lan] as a name for girls is of Irish origin, and Keelan means "slender and white, fair or pure". Keelan is a variant form of Caoilainn (Irish): from "caol fionn".

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


Keelan has 6 variants: Caelainn, Caelan, Caelyn, Caoilinn, Kalin and Keelin.

1 masculine form: Caolan.

Creative forms:
(female) Kenlan, Koelan, ..

(male) Keekas, Keeman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Keelan Makena (K.M.), ..

How popular is Keelan?

Keelan is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#29516 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Caelyn and Kalin are the popular related forms of Keelan (outside Top 2000). These forms of Keelan were at the top of their popularity in 2012 (average #1624). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Keelan is pronounced similarly to Caelin, Callan, Kaelene, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kaelynn, Kailan, Kailin, Kailyn, Kalan, Kalen, Kallan, Kalyn, Kayelin, Kayelyn, Kaylan, Kaylen, Kaylin, Keelyn, Kellan, Kelleen, Kellen, Kellyann, Kellyn and Kylin. Other suggested similar names are Geela, Geelah, Geelan, Kaela, Kaelah, Kailani, Kalana, Kalani, Katelan, Keala, Keeana, Keela, Keeley, Keeli, Keelia, Keelie, Keely, Keena, Keera, Keeva, Keevah, Keila, Keilah, Keilana, Keilani, Kellina, Kerran, Keyla, Leela, Leelah, Meegan and Teela. These names tend to be more commonly used than Keelan.

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