[ 2 syll. ke-lan, kel-an ] The baby boy name Kelan is pronounced KEH-Lae-N †. Kelan's language of origin is Celtic and Irish Gaelic. It is predominantly used in English. From Irish Gaelic roots, its meaning is 'tiny and slender'.
In addition, Kelan is a variant transcription of Keelan (English).
Kelan is also a variant transcription of Kellen (English).
Kaelan (English) and Kellan (English) are other forms of the name.
Kelan is an uncommon baby boy name. At the modest height of its usage in 2007, 0.009% of baby boys were named Kelan. It had a ranking of #970 then. The baby name has slipped in popularity since then, and is of only infrequent use now. In 2012, within the family of boy names directly related to Kelan, Kellen was the most popular.
† Pronunciation for Kelan: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"