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What does Gaelan mean?

Gaelan Pronunciation of Gaelan [gae-lan] as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Gaelan is "calm". Gaelan is a variant form of Galen (Greek): from GalÍnus.

ASSOCIATED WITH greek, calm (peace)


VARIANTS Gaylon, Gaylinn, Gaylin, Gaylen, Galyn, Galin, Galan

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA GALEN Gaillen, Galeno, Jalen, Jalin, Jalon, Jaylen, Jaylon

(male) Gaehan, Gaeman, ..

(female) Gaela, ..

Gaelan Kyler (G.K.), ..

How popular is Gaelan?

Gaelan is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Gaelan is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Gaelan (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Galen, Gaylen, Gaylon, Jalen (#589 FROM RECENT DATA), Jalin, Jalon, Jaylen (#345) and Jaylon (#1137). These relations of Gaelan were at the top of their popularity 2 decades ago (MEDIAN #1009) and are now significantly less common (#1508, 72% LESS USAGE). (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Galen, Gaylen, Gaylon, Jalen, Jalin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jalon, Jaylen, Jaylon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Gaelan is alike in pronunciation to Gilean, Gilian, Gillan, Gillean, Gillen, Gillian, Gillon, Gilon and Gullan. Other suggested similar names are Caedan, Caelan, Caelen, Calan, Callan, Caolan, Daelan, Dalan, Dallan, Daylan, Faelan, Faolan, Felan, Gael, Gaell, Gaelle, Gaetan, Gaetane, Gaetano, Gaeton, Gahan, Galvan, Gamlin, Garan, Garlan, Garland, Garlen, Garlin, Garllan, Garlyn, Garman, Garran, Garvan, Gavan, Gawan, Gehan, Gilam, Gleann (see Glen), Glen, Glenn, Glin, Glyn, Harlan, Haylan, Jaelan, Jaelin, Jaelon, Jalan, Jayelan, Jaylan, Kaelan, Kaelin, Kalan, Karlan, Keelan, Kelan, Marlan, Phelan, Tallan, Taylan and Waylan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gaelan.

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