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What does Keelin mean?

Keelin Pronunciation of Keelin [keel-in] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Keelin) has its root in Gaelic, and Keelin means "slender". Keelin is an alternate form of Caolan (Gaelic): from caol.

Associated with: gaelic, slender (little).


Keelin has 5 variants: Caelan, Caelen, Caolain, Kealan and Kealon.

1 feminine form: Caoilainn.

Creative forms:
(male) Keein, ..

(female) Keelna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Keelin Jack (K.J.), ..

How popular is Keelin?

Keelin is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#41130 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Caelan is the only popular variation form of Keelin (outside Top 2000). This form of Keelin reached the top of its popularity in the year 2001 (#1067). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caelan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Keelin is pronounced similarly to Cailin, Colin, Collin, Cullin, Kaelan, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Keallan, Keallin, Keelan, Keilan, Keillan, Kelan, Kellan, Kellen, Kellin, Kelwin, Kelwinn, Kelwyn, Kilian, Killian, Kylan and Kylen. Other suggested similar names are Acelin, Beegin, Berlin, Devlin, Deylin, Edelin, Evelin, Jaelin, Karlin, Katlin, Keegan, Keegen, Keeley, Keelie, Keely, Keen, Keenan, Keenen, Keenon, Keeton, Kelltin, Keltin, Kelvin, Kenlie, Kentin, Kervin, Kerwin, Kevin, Klein, Kleon, Kline, Mellin, Merlin, Newlin, Verlin and Weylin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Keelin.

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