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What does Kelvan mean?

Kelvan Pronunciation of Kelvan [kel-van] as a boys' name is of English origin, and the name Kelvan means "friend of ships". Kelvan is an alternate form of Kelvin (English).

Associated with: friend.


Kelvan has 4 variants: Kellven, Kelven, Kelvon and Kelvyn.

3 more alternative forms via Kelvin: Kelwin, Kelwinn and Kelwyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Kenvan, Kolvan, ..

(female) Kelka, Keltan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kelvan Johnson (K.J.), ..

How popular is Kelvan?

Kelvan is an uncommon given name for males. Kelvan is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Kelvan (outside Top 2000) is Kelvin (#650 the previous year). This form of Kelvan was at the apex of its popularity 55 years ago (adoption of 0.06%) and has become significantly less widespread since (adoption 0.02%, 65.9%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kelvin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kelvan is pronounced similarly to Calvin, Kalvin and Kalvyn. Other suggested similar names are Alvan, Beavan, Bevan, Bevvan, Delavan, Delevan (see Delvin), Delman, Delvin, Delvon, Devan, Felan, Galvan, Jeavan, Jevan, Jevvan, Kaelan, Kalan, Kalman, Kavan, Kayvan, Keagan, Kealan, Keallan, Kean, Keegan, Keelan, Keenan, Kegan, Keilan, Keillan, Keiran, Kelan, Kelden, Keldon, Kellan, Kellen, Kellin, Kelten, Keltin, Kelton, Kelvis, Kelvys (see Kelvis), Kenan, Kennan, Kentan (see Kenton), Kernan, Kervin, Kervyn, Kevan, Keven, Kevin, Kevon, Kevyn, Keyvan, Kilean, Kilian, Kylan, Meldan, Mellan, Melvin, Melvon, Melvyn, Nevan, Silvan, Sylvan and Tevan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kelvan.

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