What does Callan mean?
Callan [callan] as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Callan) is pronounced KAL-an. It is of Gaelic and Scottish origin, and the meaning of Callan is "battle; rock". From an Irish surname derived from Cathan, or a Scottish surname from "ail" meaning "rock". A male name in Scotland and Ireland. Scottish Gaelic variant is Cailean. In Irish, it is Callathian which is commonly anglicized to Callan.
Callan▲ has 1 variant: Cailean.
1 more related form via Cailean: Cailin.
1 feminine form: Kallan.Creative forms:
(male) Ceallan, ..
(female) Caline, Calna, .. Middle name pairings:
Callan Angus (C.A.), ..
How popular is Callan?
Callan is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#7167 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Callan entered the list in 2007 and reached its highest rank of #668 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is at #687 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Callan▲ is alike in pronunciation to Caelen, Calan, Calhoun, Callhoun, Caolain, Caolan, Colan, Colin, Collen, Collin, Colwin, Colwyn, Cullen▲, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kealan, Keallin, Keilan, Keillan, Kelan, Kellen, Kellin and Killian▲. Other suggested similar names are Cadan, Cadfan, Cadman, Caedan, Cahan, Caidan, Callis, Callum▲, Callyx, Calum, Calvin, Cannan, Carlin, Carman, Carsan, Catlin, Cavan, Caydan, Cillian, Cleon, Colla, Colman, Daelan, Dalan, Dallan, Dallas▲, Dallen, Dallon, Daylan, Dyllan, Fillan, Gaelan, Galan, Garlan, Gillan, Gullan, Hallen, Harlan, Jaelan, Jalan, Jaylan▼, Karlan, Mallin, Mallon, Marlan, Mellan, Nollan, Rollan, Tallon and Waylan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Callan.See names in meaning and etymology.