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What does Kalen mean?

Kalen Pronunciation of Kalen [kalen] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Kalen) has its root in Gaelic. Kalen is a version of Kaelan (Gaelic): meaning uncertain.

Associated with: gaelic.


Kalen has 5 variants: Caelan, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalin and Kellen.

Kalen has 2 more relations via Kaelan: Kael and Kaley.

Creative forms:
(male) Kealen, Kolen, ..

(female) Kalenney, Kalenni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kalen Keon (K.K.), ..

How popular is Kalen?

Kalen is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#57544 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Kalen for boys. Kalen entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #859 in the U.S. in the year 1998, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Kalen is pronounced similarly to Caelen, Cailin, Callan, Caolan, Colan, Colin, Collen, Colyn, Cullen, Kaelan, Kaelin, Kalan, Keallan, Keallin, Kealon, Keelin, Keilan, Kelan, Kellan, Kellen, Kellin, Kelwyn, Kilean, Kilian and Kylen. Other suggested similar names are Arlen, Dagen, Dalen, Dallen, Daren, Daven, Daylen, Falken, Galen, Garlen, Gaylen, Halden, Halen, Halten (see Halton), Hazen, Jalen, Kadeen, Kaden, Kadon, Kagen, Kahn, Kalani, Kale, Kaleb, Kaleel, Kaley, Kalil, Kalvin, Kannen, Kapel, Karle, Karlin, Karmen, Kason, Kaye, Kayleb, Kayley, Kayven, Kelden, Kelven, Khaled, Kile, Klein, Kleon, Kyler, Laken, Nolen, Saxen, Talen and Valen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kalen.