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What does Kylan mean?

Kylan Pronunciation of Kylan [ky-lan] as a boys' name is of Gaelic origin, and the name Kylan means "narrow, straight". Kylan is a variant form of Kyle (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, narrow (little).


Kylan has 1 variant: Kylen.

5 more different relations via Kyle: Kile, Kiley, Kye, Kylar and Kyler.

Creative forms:
(male) Kolan, Kylant, ..


Middle name pairings:
Kylan Solomon (K.S.), ..

How popular is Kylan?

Kylan is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Kylan is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kylan entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #643 in the U.S. in 2012, and is presently at #665. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Kylan (#665 from current records) appearing in the Top 2000 are Kyle (#175 from current records), Kyler (#287), Kye (#978), Kylen (#979), Kylar (#1567), Kiley and Kile. Adoption of these forms of Kylan was at its apex in the year 1990 (adoption of 1.1%) and has become significantly less since (adoption 0.2%, 78.6% less), with the form Kyle becoming somewhat outmoded. Kye, Kylen, Kylan and Kyler are four of the more trendy baby names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kylan, Kile, Kiley, Kye, Kylar in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kyle, Kylen, Kyler in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kylan is pronounced similarly to Caelan, Calan, Caolan, Colan, Colin, Colyn, Cullan, Kaelan, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kealan, Keallan, Kealon, Keelan, Keelin, Keilan, Kelan, Kellen, Kellin, Kelwin, Kelwyn, Kilian and Killean. Other recommended names are Alan, Aslan, Aydan, Ayman, Byran, Cyran, Dalan, Daylan, Dilan, Dolan, Dylan, Dyllan, Eilan, Elan, Felan, Galan, Gyan, Haylan, Hyman, Ilan, Jaylan, Kadan, Kagan, Kalani, Kalman, Karlan, Kavan, Kaydan, Kayvan, Kean, Kegan, Kelvan, Kevan, Keyvan, Khan, Kian, Kiran, Klay, Kylor, Kyran, Milan, Nolan, Orlan, Ryan, Rylan, Sylvan, Taylan, Tynan, Waylan and Wylan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kylan.

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