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What does Kalin mean?

Kalin Pronunciation of Kalin [kalin] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Kalin) is of Gaelic derivation. Kalin is a version of Kaelan (Gaelic): meaning uncertain.

Associated with: gaelic.


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

2 more alternative forms via Kaelan: Kael and Kaley.

1 feminine form: Caoilainn.

Creative forms:
(male) Kalkie, Kalwin, ..

(female) Kalna, Kalney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kalin Edgar (K.E.), ..

How popular is Kalin?

Kalin is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#16972 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kalin entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #1185 in the U.S. in 1994, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Kalin listed in the Top 2000 are Kellen (#506 in recent rankings), Kael (#1345), Kalen, Kaelin, Kaelan, Caelan and Kalan. Adoption of these forms of Kalin was widespread among parents 4 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and is somewhat lower today.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Kalin is pronounced similarly to Caelen, Cailin, Calan, Callan, Caolain, Caolan, Colin, Collin, Colwin, Colyn, Kealan, Keallan, Keallin, Keelan, Keelin, Keilan, Kelan, Kellan, Kellin, Kelwin, Kelwinn, Kelwyn, Kilean, Killian and Kylen. Other suggested similar names are Arlin, Calvin, Carlin, Dain, Eadin, Edlin, Fagin, Farin, Galin, Garin, Glin, Iain, Jalin, Jaylin, Kadin, Kadon, Kadyn, Kagen, Kahan, Kahlil, Kahn, Kaidin, Kain, Kaine, Kalani, Kale, Kalil, Kalvin, Karli, Karlin, Kasim, Katlin, Kavan, Kelvin, Kevin, Klein, Kline, Koltin, Larin, Malin, Malvin, Maslin, Nalin, Nolin, Pain, Talin, Tallin, Tarin, Tavin and Wain. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kalin.