[ 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).
See also the related category germanic (german).
Callen is fairly popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also considered fairly 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 2014, 0.028% of baby boys were given the name Callen. Its ranking then was #500. In 2016, its usage was 0.027% and its ranking #535, and it was the most popular out of all boy names in its group. In 2016, Callen was more commonly used than the subsequent ranked name, Callan, by 64% . Callen has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Callen include Calen (English), Callon, Caalum (Scottish), Cailan, Cailen, Calem, Callom, Calom, Calyan, Caolan (Irish), Caylan, Cayllom, Cayllum, Colen (English), Colom (Irish), Colomb (Irish), Colon, Colquhoun, Colsan, and Colsen (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)"