Kellan

Kellan - A very unique male name



  May 25,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kellan, meaning swamp; slender, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1982 on position #2137. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kellan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kellan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Kellan. The baby boy name Kellan was given to 780 baby boys in 2012, ranking #373 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,104 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kellan peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2011 on position 361.



Famous with this name

Kellan Lutz
Kellan Rhude
Kellan Marvin


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Kellan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kellan is currently topping the baby name charts in New Hampshire at position #162 - and is the least popular in Tennessee at position #625.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Kellan is where you live.


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Kellan origin and meaning

Kellan is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means swamp; slender. To see famous people named Kellan, pop culture references for the name Kellan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kellan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Kellan, sorted by popularity.

Kellen / Kylan / Killian / Kalen / Kalani / Keelan / Kylen / Kollin / Kalin / Kelan /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012373
2011361
2010366
2009640
20081186
2007894
20061370
20051281
20041468
20031452
20021773
20012029
20002383
19992359
19982336
19973352
19963349
19942991
19932161
19921987
19912312
19902643
19891826
19882847
19871921
19861647
19851790
19841655
19832141
19822137

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Hampshire162
Delaware203
Hawaii232
Washington236
North Dakota239
Minnesota244
Massachusetts247
Iowa252
Maryland256
Pennsylvania259
Oregon271
Colorado272
Ohio296
Missouri300
Kansas311
South Carolina311
Nevada320
Illinois322
Arizona323
Kentucky330
Indiana353
Utah358
Virginia358
Louisiana365
Arkansas377
Michigan387
New Jersey387
Wisconsin393
New Mexico408
New York413
Florida417
Alabama418
California432
Nebraska437
Connecticut442
Oklahoma470
North Carolina497
Texas589
Georgia600
Tennessee625

Even more about Kellan


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Kellan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Kellan?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2011
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Kellan
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,104
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1982
2012 births +780

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