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Callan meaning and name origin
Callan \c(al)-lan\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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 form: Cailean.
Baby names that sound like Callan are Caelan, Calan, Caolan and Cullan.
Popularity of Callan
Callan is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7853 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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