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What does Keelan mean?

Keelan Pronunciation of Keelan as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Keelan) is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Keelan is "slender". Also form of Kellen.


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, slender (little)


VARIANTS Kealan, Keallan, Keallin, Keilan, Keillan, Kelan




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How popular is Keelan?

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

Keelan entered the list in 1990 and reached its apex position of #1204 in the U.S. in the year 2000, and is at #1579 currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Kelan and Kellen (#699 A YEAR AGO) are the prominent related forms of Keelan (#1579). Adoption of these relations of Keelan reached its peak a decade ago (USAGE OF 0.06%) and has become significantly less since (USAGE 0.02%, 54.9%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Keelan, Kelan, Kellen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Keelan is pronounced similarly to Caelan, Caelen, Calan, Callan, Colan, Cullan, Kaelan, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kealon, Keelin, Kellan, Kellin, Kelwin, Kelwyn, Kilean, Kilian, Killean, Killian, Kylan and Kylen. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Beegan, Beeman, Daelan, Declan, Deegan, Faelan, Felan, Gaelan, Jaelan, Kalani, Karlan, Keagan, Kean, Keegan, Keegen, Keeghan, Keeley, Keelie, Keely, Keen, Keenan, Keenen, Keenon, Keeton, Kegan, Keiran, Kelvan, Kenan, Kennan, Kentan (see Kenton), Kernan, Kevan, Keyvan, Kiean, Kienan, Kieran, Klein, Kleon, Leeland, Mellan, Neilan and Phelan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Keelan.

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