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Cailin (boy)

What does Cailin mean?

Cailin Pronunciation of Cailin [cailin] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Cailin). Cailin means "pup, whelp". Cailin is an alternate form of Cailean (Scottish, Gaelic): source variant of Colin.


2 feminine forms: Colleen and Kaylin.

Creative forms:
(male) Cilin, ..

(female) Cailan, Cailna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cailin Jaxx (C.J.), ..

How popular is Cailin?

Cailin is an unusual given name for men. Cailin is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Cailin has yet to make it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Cailin is alike in pronunciation to Caelan, Caelen, Calan, Callan, Caolain, Caolan, Colan, Colin, Collen, Collin, Colwin, Colyn, Cullan, Cullen, Cullin, Kaelan, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Keallin, Keelin, Keilan, Kellin and Kilian. Other suggested similar names are Bailie, Caidan, Caiden, Caidin, Caidon, Caile, Cailey, Caily, Cain, Cairn, Calum, Calvin, Camdin, Cardin, Carlin, Carling, Carmin, Catlin, Cattlin, Caydin, Chaplin, Cillian, Conlin, Dallin, Daylin, Galin, Gamlin, Garlin, Gaylin, Hamlin, Harlin, Jaelin, Jaidin, Jailin, Jaillin, Jailon, Jalin, Jaylin, Kaidin, Karlin, Katlin, Laikin, Malin, Mallin, Marlin, Maslin, Nalin, Paulin, Talin and Tallin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cailin.