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What does Kaelan mean?

Kaelan Pronunciation of Kaelan [kae-lan] as a boys' name is pronounced KAY-lan, SHAY-lin. It is of Gaelic origin. Meaning uncertain.

Associated with: gaelic.


Kaelan has 8 variants: Caelan, Kael, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalen, Kaley, Kalin and Kellen.

Creative forms:
(male) Keolan, ..

(female) Kaekay, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kaelan Andres (K.A.), ..

How popular is Kaelan?

Kaelan is an unusual given name for men. Kaelan is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Kaelan was first listed in 1994 and reached its peak position of #1305 in the U.S. in 1998, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaelan name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Kellen (#506 last year), Kael (#1345), Kalin, Kalen, Kaelin, Caelan and Kalan are the popular related forms of Kaelan. These relations of Kaelan reached the height of their popularity in 2011 (adoption of 0.07%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.04%, 45.3% less).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaelan, Caelan, Kael, Kaelin, Kalan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalen, Kalin, Kellen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kaelan is pronounced similarly to Caelen, Cailean, Cailin, Calan, Callan, Caolain, Caolan, Colan, Cullan, Kealan, Keallan, Keallin, Kealon, Keelan, Keelin, Keilan, Keillan, Kelan, Kellan, Kellin, Kelwin, Kelwyn, Kilian, Killean and Kylen. Other suggested similar names are Caedan, Dallan, Daylan, Faelan, Faolan, Felan, Gaelan, Gaetan, Galan, Garlan, Harlan, Haylan, Jaelan, Jaelin, Jaelon, Jalan, Jayelan, Jaylan, Kadan, Kaeden, Kaemon, Kagan, Kaidan, Kajetan, Kalani, Kalman, Kannan, Karlan, Karlin, Karman, Katlin, Kavan, Kaydan, Kayetan (see Gaetano), Kayvan, Kean, Keegan, Keenan, Kegan, Kelvan, Kenan, Kevan, Kiean, Kienan, Kieran, Kleon, Marlan, Phelan, Tallan and Taylan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kaelan.