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Cailean

What does Cailean mean?

Cailean Pronunciation of Cailean as a boys' name is pronounced KA-len. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cailean is "pup, whelp". Source form of Colin. Also a Scottish form of Columba that relates to Saint Columba (see Calum) as Crisdean does to Christ and Moirean to Mary. Also form of Callan.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ca-, scottish, gaelic, saint

Variations

VARIANT Cailin

SEE ALSO Caelan

RELATED FORM VIA CALUM, COLIN Colan

FEMININE FORM Cailin

CREATIVE FORMS
(male)

(female)


MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Cailean Leopold (C.L.), ..

How popular is Cailean?

Cailean is a rare first name for men. Cailean is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Caelan, Callan (#687 A YEAR AGO), Calum (#1920) and Colin (#172) are the popular variation forms of Cailean (NOT RANKED) listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Cailean was at its most widespread 11 years ago (AVERAGE #1381) and is somewhat lower today (#1194, DOWN 43%). Callan is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns among these. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)



Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caelan, Callan, Calum, Colin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Callan, Calum, Colin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cailean is pronounced similarly to Caelen, Calan, Caolain, Caolan, Collen, Cullan, Cullen, Kaelan, Kalan, Kalen, Keilan, Keillan, Kilean, Kilian, Killean and Quillan. Other recommended sound-alike names are Ailean, Caedan, Caidan, Caide, Caiden, Caidin, Caidon, Caile, Cailey, Caily, Cajetan, Caleb, Campian, Cannan, Carleton, Carlsen, Carlton, Carolan, Carsen, Catlin, Cayle, Cayleb, Chilton, Cillian, Cleon, Coleman, Colman, Daelan, Daivian, Daivyan, Dalan, Dallan, Dasean, Daylan, Dilan, Eilean, Emilyan (see Emil), Faelan, Filian, Fillan, Foillan (see Faolan), Galvan, Garlan, Gilean, Gilian, Gillean, Gilzean, Harlan, Jaylan, Karlan, Kiean, Marlan, Marsean, Neilan, Phinean, Salman, Silvan, Tallan and Taurean. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cailean.


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