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What does Kellin mean?

Kellin Pronunciation of Kellin [kellin] as a boys' name has its root in Gaelic, and Kellin means "slender". Kellin is a version of Kellen (Gaelic): an ancient given name.

Associated with: gaelic, slender (little).


Kellin has 6 variants: Kaelan, Keelan, Keilan, Keillan, Kelan and Kellan.

2 more alternative forms via Kellen: Kelden and Kelle.

Creative forms:
(male) Kealin, Kilin, ..

(female) Keline, Kelna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kellin Estevan (K.E.), ..

How popular is Kellin?

Kellin is an unusual given name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#142819 out of 150436, Top 95%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kellin entered the list in 2013 and reached its peak position of #1468 in the U.S. in 2014, and is currently at #1907. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Kaelan, Keelan (#1329 a year ago), Kelan, Kellan (#398) and Kellen (#506) are the prominent related forms of Kellin (#1907 a year ago). Other forms, like Kelden, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Kellin reached its most widespread in the year 2012 (average #1362) and is almost as widespread today (#1356, 16.9%). Kellan is the most chic name for newborns in this list.

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

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

Similar Names

Kellin is pronounced similarly to Cailin, Callan, Colin, Collen, Collin, Colwin, Cullan, Cullen, Cullin, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalen, Kealan, Keallan, Keallin, Kealon, Keelin, Kelwin, Kelwinn, Kelwyn, Kilean, Killean, Killian, Kylan and Kylen. Other recommended names are Allin, Dallin, Delfin, Delling, Dellwin, Delvin, Delwin, Devlin, Deylin, Feltin (see Felton), Gellion, Kalvin, Karlin, Katlin, Keelie, Kelbie, Keldon, Kellby, Kelley, Kelltin, Kellton, Kellven, Kellvis, Kelly, Kelsie, Keltin, Kelton, Kelvan, Kelven, Kelvin, Kelvis, Kelvon, Kelvyn, Kentin, Kervin, Kerwin, Kevin, Klein, Kleon, Kline, Koltin, Mallin, Mellan, Mellen, Mellin, Mellon, Melvin, Melwin, Merlin and Newlin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kellin.

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