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Keelan (girl)

What does Keelan mean?

Keelan Pronunciation of Keelan as a name for girls (also used more commonly as boys' name Keelan) is of Irish origin, and Keelan means "slender and white, fair or pure". Keelan is a variant form of Caoilainn (Irish): from "caol fionn".


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, slender (little), white, fair (beautiful), pure (virgin)


VARIANTS Keelin, Kalin, Caoilinn, Caelyn, Caelan, Caelainn




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How popular is Keelan?

Keelan is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#29516 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Caelyn and Kalin are the popular related forms of Keelan (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). These forms of Keelan were at the top of their popularity in 2012 (AVERAGE #1624), but now, the form Caelyn has become less in vogue. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caelyn, Kalin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Keelan is pronounced similarly to Caelin, Callan, Kaelene, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kaelynn, Kailan, Kailin, Kailyn, Kalan, Kalen, Kallan, Kalyn, Kayelin, Kayelyn, Kaylan, Kaylen, Kaylin, Keelyn, Kellan, Kelleen, Kellen, Kellyann, Kellyn and Kylin. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Geela, Geelah, Geelan, Kaela, Kaelah, Kailani, Kalana, Kalani, Katelan, Keala, Keeana, Keela, Keeley, Keeli, Keelia, Keelie, Keely, Keena, Keera, Keeva, Keevah, Keila, Keilah, Keilana, Keilani, Kellina, Kerran, Keyla, Leela, Leelah, Meegan and Teela. These names tend to be more commonly used than Keelan.

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