What does Keelan mean?
Keelan /kee-lan/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Keelan) is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Keelan is "slender".
How popular is Keelan?
Keelan is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#29516 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Kelan and Kellen (#444 a year ago) are the prominent related forms of Keelan (outside Top 1000). Adoption of these boy names reached its peak in 2012 (usage of 0.3315%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.278%, ▼16.1%). Kellen (#444) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this compilation. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Keelan and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Keelan is 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 frequently used than Keelan.