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What does Kolleen mean?

Kolleen Pronunciation of Kolleen [kolleen] as a name for girls is of Gaelic derivation, and Kolleen means "girl, wench". Kolleen is a version of Colleen (Gaelic): from "cailín".

Associated with: gaelic.


Kolleen has 9 variants: Cauleyne, Cauline, Coleen, Colene, Coline, Colleene, Collene, Colline and Kolline.

2 more related forms via Colleen: Collena and Collie.

Creative forms:
(female) Keeleen, Kolna, ..

(male) Kolkee, Kolley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kolleen Abigail (K.A.), ..

How popular is Kolleen?

Kolleen is a rare given name for females. Kolleen is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Kolleen (outside Top 2000) are Colleen (#1825 from current records), Collie, Colene and Coleen. These forms of Kolleen were favored as baby names 55 years ago (adoption of 0.21%) and are now much less conventional. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Coleen, Colene, Colleen, Collie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kolleen is alike in pronunciation to Caileen, Caleen, Callen, Cayleen, Kaileen, Kaleen, Kalen, Kallan, Kayleen, Kaylen, Kellan, Kelleen, Kellen, Kellyn, Kyleen and Kylen. Other suggested similar names are Aileen, Aleen, Allcen, Alleen, Ashleen, Correen, Darleen, Dollee (see Dolly), Eilleen, Elleen, Ellen, Emaleen, Evaleen, Eveleen, Fallen, Hollee, Ireleen, Isleen, Jaeleen, Jasleen, Jilleen, Joeleen, Joleen, Jolleen, Kalee, Kaleena, Kalle, Kallee, Kalley, Kallie, Karaleen, Karleen, Karlen, Kataleen, Katleen, Kayleena, Kellee, Kilee, Koree, Koreen, Koreena, Koren, Loreen, Mollee, Myleen, Myrleen (see Merle), Nellwen, Noeleen, Noelleen, Oleen, Pauleen, Pollee (see Polly), Raeleen, Rayleen, Rolleen, Rosaleen, Rosheen, Willeen and Yosleen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kolleen.

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