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Meaning and name origin

Keelan \ke(e)-lan\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Keelan), is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Keelan is "slender".


Keelan has 6 variant forms: Kealan, Keallan, Keallin, Keilan, Keillan and Kelan.

For more information, see also related boy names Caolan and Kellen.


Keelan is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#37688 out of 88799, Top 42%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Keelan and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kellen (#444) and Kelan. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kelan, Kellen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Keelan is also pronounced similarly to Caelan, Kaelan, Kaelin, Kalan, Kealon, Keelin, Kellan, Kellin and Kylan. Other suggested similar baby names are Keegan and Keenan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Keelan.