What does Kelan mean?
Kelan /ke-lan/ as a name for boys. Kelan's name origin is Gaelic, 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.
(male) Kenlan, Koalan, ..
(female) Kela, Kelanna, ..
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)
Charted below is the birth name statistics of Kelan for boys. 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, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Kelan and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Kelan are Kaelan, Keelan (#1322 in 2014), Kellan (#385), Kellen (#444) and Kellin (#1468). These relations of Kelan were favored by parents less than a decade ago (usage of 0.1%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.09%, 8.5% less). Kellen is the firm favorite, though Kellan is currently the preferred form.
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.