[ 2 syll. cal-len, ca-ll-en ] The baby boy name Callen is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. Its pronunciation is KAELahN †. Callen is derived from Germanic origins. Callen is a variant of the name Callan (English and German).
Callen is fairly popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also considered trendy. The name's popularity has been rising since the 2000s; before that, it was of infrequent use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 2012, 0.022% of baby boys were given the name Callen. Its ranking then was #570. Out of all boy names in its group, Callen was the most popular in 2012. Callen was more commonly used than the subsequent ranked name, Callan, by 72% in that year. Callen has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Callen include Calen (English), Callon, Khalan, Caalum (Scottish), Caelan (Scottish), Caellom, Caellum, Cailan, Cailean (Gaelic and Scottish), Cailen, Caillom, Caillum, Calam, Calan, Calem, Calhoon, Calhoun (English), Calhoune, Calim, and Calin (English).
† English pronunciation for Callen: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"