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What does Kylen mean?

Kylen Pronunciation of Kylen [kylen] as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Kylen) is of Gaelic origin, and the name Kylen means "narrow, straight". Kylen is an alternate form of Kyle (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, narrow (little).


Kylen has 1 variant: Kylan.

6 more alternative forms via Kyle: Kile, Kiley, Kye, Kylar, Kyler and Kyrell.

Creative forms:
(male) Kelen, Koalen, ..


Middle name pairings:
Kylen Jacen (K.J.), ..

How popular is Kylen?

Kylen is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Kylen is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Kylen was first listed in 1998 and reached its top rank of #979 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Kylen (#979 last year) ranked in the Top 2000 are Kile, Kiley, Kye (#978 last year), Kylan (#665), Kylar (#1567), Kyle (#175) and Kyler (#287). These forms of Kylen were at the top of their popularity in 1990 (median #1566) and are now significantly less common (#1081, down 78.6%), with the form Kyle becoming less fashionable. Kye, Kylan, Kylen and Kyler are four of the more fashionable birth names in this compilation.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Kylen is pronounced similarly to Caelen, Colan, Colin, Collen, Colyn, Cullen, Kaelan, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kealan, Kealon, Keelan, Keelin, Keilan, Kelan, Kellan, Kellen, Kellin, Kelwin, Kelwyn, Kilean, Kilian and Killean. Other recommended names are Alen, Allen, Ayden, Ayken, Baylen, Byren, Dalen, Daylen, Emlen, Galen, Gaylen, Glen, Halen, Hymen, Jalen, Jaylen, Kaden, Kagen, Kale, Kaleb, Kaley, Kayden, Kayle, Kayleb, Kayley, Kayven, Keen, Kelden, Kelten, Kelven, Ken, Keven, Klein, Kleon, Kolten, Koren, Kylor, Kyran, Kyron, Nolen, Olen, Raylen, Ryden, Ryen, Skylen, Talen, Tycen, Tynen, Valen and Waylen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kylen.

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