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Kellen (girl)

What does Kellen mean?

Kellen Pronunciation of Kellen [kellen] as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Kellen) is pronounced KEL-en. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kellen is "slender; fair".

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


Kellen has 2 variants: Kellan and Kellyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Kelana, ..

(male) Kelke, Kelken, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kellen Bailee (K.B.), ..

How popular is Kellen?

Kellen is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#19455 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. The only prominent alternative form of Kellen (not ranked) is Kellyn. Adoption of this relation of Kellen reached its most widespread during the years 1980-1989 (#1971). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kellyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kellen is pronounced similarly to Caleen, Calen, Callan, Caylen, Kaelin, Kailan, Kaileen, Kailin, Kailyn, Kaleen, Kalen, Kalene, Kalin, Kallan, Kalynn, Kaylen, Kaylene, Kaylin, Kaylyn, Keelan, Keelyn, Kellyann, Kolleen, Kolline and Kylin. Other recommended names are Belen, Belle, Delle, Dellene, Ellen, Fallen, Heleen, Helen, Helle, Hellee, Hellen, Hellena, Hellene, Joellen, Kaleena, Kalena, Kalle, Kallee, Kalley, Karlen, Kealey, Keeley, Keilana, Keilani, Kelbea (see Kelby), Kelbey, Kelcey, Kellda (see Kelda), Kellee, Kelley, Kelli, Kellie, Kellina, Kellsey, Kelly, Kellye, Kelsea, Kelsee, Kelsey, Keren, Keyley, Keylley, Nelle, Nellene, Nelley, Nellwen and Suellen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kellen.

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