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What does Caolain mean?

Caolain Pronunciation of Caolain [cao-lain] as a name for boys has its root in Gaelic, and the meaning of Caolain is "slender". Caolain is an alternate spelling of Caolan (Gaelic): from caol.

Associated with: gaelic, slender (little).


Caolain has 5 variants: Caelan, Caelen, Kealan, Kealon and Keelin.

Creative forms:
(male) Colain, Collain, ..

(female) Caoleen, Caolia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caolain Sanjay (C.S.), ..

How popular is Caolain?

Caolain is an uncommon given name for men. Caolain is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Caelan is the only popular varying form of Caolain (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Kealan, are uncommon. This form of Caolain reached the apex of its popularity a decade ago. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caelan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Caolain is pronounced similarly to Cailean, Cailin, Calan, Callan, Colan, Colin, Collen, Collin, Colwin, Colwyn, Colyn, Cullan, Cullin, Kaelan, Kaelin, Kalan and Kalin. Other recommended names are Alain, Allain, Boltin, Cadan, Cadman, Caedan, Cahan, Caidan, Calvin, Calvino, Camdin, Cardin, Carlin, Carlson, Carman, Carmin, Carolan, Carollan, Catlin, Cattlin, Caydan, Caydin, Chaplain, Chaplin, Clair, Colas, Colden, Coldin, Collie, Colten, Conlin, Corbin, Corvin, Corwin, Cronan, Daylin, Faolan, Gallatin, Gallvin (see Galvin), Gawain, Harlin, Hassain, Jaelin, Jaylin, Kalvin, Katlin, Koltin, Malvin, Maslin, Mcclain, Nalin, Nolin, Paulin, Rollin, Romain, Saladin, Talin and Tallin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Caolain.

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