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What does Calin mean?

Calin Pronunciation of Calin as a girls' name means "pure". Calin is an alternate form of Caitlin (Old French, Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH pure (virgin)


VARIANTS Kayelyn, Kayelin, Caylyn, Caylin, Caylen, Cayelin, Calynn, Calyn, Calen, Cailynn, Cailyn, Cailene, Cailen, Caelyn, Caelin

RELATED FORMS VIA CAITLIN Caetlin, Cait, Caiti, Caitie, Caitilin, Caitlan, Caitlen, Caitlinn, Caitlyn, Caitrin, Caity, Catelan, Cateline, Catelinn, Catelyn, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Catlynn, Kaitlin, Katelin

(female) Calna, ..

(male) Calian, ..

Calin Arlette (C.A.), ..

How popular is Calin?

Calin is an uncommon first name for women but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#81100 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Calin (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Caelyn, Cailyn, Caitlan, Caitlin (#1360 VIA LATEST LIST), Caitlyn (#1164), Catelyn, Catlin, Caylin, Kaitlin and Katelin. Other variants, like Calyn, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Calin was more pronounced among parents in the year 1990 (MEDIAN #1257) and has become significantly reduced since. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caelyn, Cailyn, Caitlan, Caitlin, Caitlyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Catelyn, Catlin, Caylin, Kaitlin, Katelin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caitlin, Caitlyn, Kaitlin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Calin is pronounced similarly to Caelainn, Caelan, Callan, Callen, Caoilinn, Cauline, Coleen, Colene, Coline, Colline, Kaelin, Kailin, Kalaine, Kalan, Kalen, Kalene, Kalin, Kalynn, Kaylan, Kaylin, Kaylinn, Kaylyn, Keelin, Kylen and Kylin. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adalin, Aylin, Cacie, Cadi, Cain, Cal, Cali, Calico, Calie, Calina, Callia, Callie, Cally, Calvine, Camia, Cardin, Cari, Carin, Carina, Carine, Carlein, Carlin, Carline, Carlis, Carrin, Casie, Cason, Cati, Catie, Caylia, Celia, Celie, Celina, Celine, Chalina, Chalon, Charin, Cili, Cilia, Ciline, Colina, Edlin, Elin, Ellin, Evalin, Jaclin, Jalin, Jolin, Madlin and Tarin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Calin.

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