Kellen - Meaning of Kellen
[ 2 syll. kel-len, ke-ll-en ] The baby boy name Kellen is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. Its pronunciation is KEHL-ehN †. Kellen is used chiefly in the English language, and it is derived from Irish Gaelic and Celtic origins. Celtic origin: It is derived from the element 'caol' which means narrow, slender.
Kellen is a variant of the name Kelan (English).
Kellen is also a variant of the name Kelly (English and Irish) in the English language.
The name Kellen is used to a great extent; it has 25 variants. Variants include Kaelan, Kaelen, Kaelin, Kailen, Kalen, Kalin, Kallen, Kalyn, Kaylan, Kaylen, Kaylin, Kaylon, Kelan, Kelden, Kelen, Kelin, Kellan, Kelle, Kellee, Kellin, Kellon, Kellun, Kellyn, Kelon, and Kelyn.
Kellen is fairly popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been rising since the 1980s; before that, it was of irregular use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 2012, 0.046% of baby boys were given the name Kellen. It ranked at #337 then. In 2018, its usage was 0.018% and its ranking #699. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Kellen, Kellan was the most commonly used. In 2018, it was used 26% more than Kellen. Kellen has mostly been a baby boy name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Kellen include Kaelan, Kaelen, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalane, Kaleem, Kalem, Kalen, Kalhoon, Kalhoun, Kalim, Kalin, Kallan, Kallen, Kallin, Kallum, Kalman, Kalum, Kalyan, and Kalyn.
† Pronunciation for Kellen: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"