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pinWhat does Cullen mean?

Cullen /cul-len/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced KULL-en. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cullen is "good-looking lad; handsome". Poet William Cullen Bryant.


Cullen has 3 variants: Cullan, Cullin and Cullinan.

Kreatif forms: Culden, Cullenne, Culne. [more]

pinHow popular is Cullen?

Cullen is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1665 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Cullen for boys. Cullen entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its peak rank of #413 in the U.S. in 2010, and is currently at #603. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

pinSimilar Names

Cullen is alike in pronunciation to Caelen, Callan, Collen, Collin, Kellen and Quillen. Another recommended similar baby name is Culley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cullen.