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What does Cullan mean?

Cullan Pronunciation of Cullan [cul-lan] as a name for boys has the meaning "good-looking lad; handsome". Cullan is an alternate spelling of Cullen (Irish, Gaelic): poet William Cullen Bryant.

Associated with: good, handsome.


Cullan has 1 variant: Cullin.

1 more alternative form via Cullen: Cullinan.

Creative forms:
(male) Culney, ..

(female) Culla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cullan Yehuda (C.Y.), ..

How popular is Cullan?

Cullan is an uncommon first name for males. Cullan is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular related form of Cullan (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 is Cullen (#571 the previous year). Other forms, like Cullin, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Cullan was well-received among parents in 2010 (#413) and is somewhat less today (#571, 27.4%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Cullan is alike in pronunciation to Caelan, Caelen, Cailean, Calan, Caolan, Colin, Collen, Collin, Colwin, Colyn, Kalan, Kealan, Keallan, Keilan, Keillan, Kelan, Kellan, Kellen, Kilean, Kilian, Killean, Killian, Kylan, Quillan and Quillen. Other recommended names are Agilan, Allan, Aslan, Callum, Callys, Carolan, Cathan, Catlin, Caydan, Cillian, Cleon, Colas, Coldin, Colla, Colman, Conan, Conlan, Coyan, Culley, Cully, Curran, Dallan, Declan, Delman, Dillan, Dyllan, Eilian, Elkan, Euan, Eunan, Filian, Fillan, Gaelan, Galvan, Gillan, Gilman, Gullan, Julian, Julyan, Jurian, Juwan, Kalman, Lucian, Mellan, Neilan, Nollan, Rollan, Suman, Tallan and Tillman. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cullan.

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