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Kelan

What does Kelan mean?

Kelan Pronunciation of Kelan [ke-lan] as a name for boys is a Gaelic name, and the name Kelan means "slender". Kelan is an alternate spelling of Keelan (Irish, Gaelic). Kelan is also a variant of Kellen (Gaelic): an ancient given name.

Associated with: gaelic, slender (little).

Variations

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

Kelan has 2 more related forms via Keelan, Kellen: Kelden and Kelle.

Creative forms:
(male) Kenlan, Koalan, ..

(female) Kela, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kelan Umar (K.U.), ..

How popular is Kelan?

Kelan is an unusual first name for men. Kelan is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kelan was first listed in 2006 and reached its apex rank of #978 in the U.S. in the year 2007, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kelan name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Kelan are Kaelan, Keelan (#1329 in 2015), Kellan (#398), Kellen (#506) and Kellin (#1907). These relations of Kelan were favored by parents less than a decade ago (usage of 0.1%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.08%, 16.9% less). Kellen is the firm favorite, though Kellan is currently the preferred form.

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

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

Similar Names

Kelan is alike in pronunciation to Caelan, Caelen, Calan, Callan, Caolan, Colan, Colin, Colyn, Cullan, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kealon, Keelin, Kelwin, Kelwinn, Kelwyn, Kilean, Kilian, Killean, Killian, Kylan and Kylen. Other suggested similar names are Alan, Allan, Aslan, Bevan, Dolan, Felan, Gehan, Heman, Iefan, Ieuan, Jaelan, Jalan, Jehan, Jevan, Kagan, Kalani, Karlan, Kavan, Keagan, Kean, Keane, Keenan, Kegan, Kelby, Keld, Keldon, Kelly, Kelsy (see Kelsey), Kelten, Kelton, Kelvan, Kelven, Kenan, Kenn, Kernan, Kevan, Kevyn, Keyvan, Kiean, Kienan, Kieran, Kiran, Kyran, Meldan, Nolan, Orlan, Phelan, Rylan, Sean, Teran and Tevan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kelan.

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