Meaning and name origin
Kelan \k(e)-lan\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kelan is "slender". Kelan is a variant of Keelan (Irish, Gaelic). Also a variant of Kellen (Gaelic): an ancient given name.
Kelan is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kelan for boys. Kelan reached its highest rank of #978 in the U.S. in 2007. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kelan and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kellan (#385), Kellen (#444), Kelan and Kaelan. (2014 statistics).
Kelan is also pronounced similarly to Caelan, Calan, Colan, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kealon, Keelin, Kelwin, Kelwyn, Kilean, Kilian, Kylan▲ and Kylen. Other suggested similar baby names are Felan, Kalani, Kean, Kegan▼, Kelvan, Kenan and Kevan. Like Kelan, these names are not commonly used.