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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 has 8 variant forms: Kaelan, Kealan, Keallan, Keallin, Keilan, Keillan, Kellan, Kellin.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kelan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kelan outside U.S.

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).

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kaelan outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.