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What does Keilan mean?

Keilan Pronunciation of Keilan [keilan] as a boys' name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of the name Keilan is "slender". Keilan is a version of Keelan (Irish, Gaelic). Keilan is also a form of Kellen (Gaelic): an ancient given name.

Associated with: gaelic, slender (little).


Keilan has 8 variants: Kaelan, Kealan, Keallan, Keallin, Keillan, Kelan, Kellan and Kellin.

2 more relations via Keelan, Kellen: Kelden and Kelle.

Creative forms:
(male) Keilak, ..

(female) Keilna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Keilan Avi (K.A.), ..

How popular is Keilan?

Keilan is a rare given name for men. Keilan is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Kellan (#398 last year), Kellen (#506), Keelan (#1329), Kellin (#1907), Kelan and Kaelan are the prominent related forms of Keilan (not ranked). Other forms, like Keallin, are uncommon. These relations of Keilan were popular as baby names 3 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are almost as popular today (adoption 0.08%, 17%). Kellen is more familiar than the rest, though Kellan is currently the top form. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaelan, Keelan, Kelan, Kellan, Kellen, Kellin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Keilan is pronounced similarly to Caelan, Cailean, Cailin, Calan, Callan, Caolan, Colan, Cullan, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kealon, Keelin, Kelwin, Kelwyn, Kilean, Kilian, Killean, Killian, Kylan, Kylen and Quillan. Other recommended names are Agilan, Declan, Dilan, Eilan, Felan, Heilyn, Heiman, Kaidan, Kalani, Karlan, Keagan, Kean, Keegan, Keenan, Kegan, Keiran, Keiron, Kelvan, Kenan, Kennan, Kentan (see Kenton), Kernan, Kevan, Keyvan, Kian, Kiean, Kiran, Klein, Mellan, Milan, Neilan and Teigan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Keilan.

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