Meaning and Name Origin
Kalen \k(a)-len\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Kalen). Kalen's root is Gaelic. Kalen is a derivative of Kaelan (Gaelic): meaning uncertain. An occasionally used given name. Both a masculine and a feminine name.
Kalen is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#62982 out of 88799, Top 71%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Kalen for boys. Kalen entered the list in 1992 and reached its apex rank of #859 in the U.S. in the year 1998, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kalen and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Kalen listed in the Top 1000 are Kellen (#444 a year ago) and Kael. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity in the year 2009 and are somewhat less popular today. Kellen (#444) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Kalen is pronounced similarly to Caelen, Calan, Kealan, Kealon, Kelan, Kilean, Kylan▲ and Kylen. Other suggested similar baby names are Dalen, Galen▼, Halen, Jalen▼, Kaden▲, Kagen, Kalani, Kale▼, Kaleb▲, Klein, Kleon, Talen and Valen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kalen.