Kellen

Kellen - A very unique male name



  Apr 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kellen, meaning swamp; slender, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1980 on position #2052. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kellen and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kellen? 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 Kellen. The baby boy name Kellen was given to 907 baby boys in 2012, ranking #337 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,809 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kellen peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 337.



Famous with this name

Kellen Fink
Kellen Hall
Kellen Pembleton


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Kellen is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kellen is currently topping the baby name charts in Idaho at position #82 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #653.

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 Kellen is where you live.


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Kellen origin and meaning

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

Similar to Kellen

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

Kellan / 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
2012337
2011338
2010358
2009429
2008443
2007503
2006520
2005513
2004517
2003571
2002681
2001736
2000682
1999758
1998846
1997808
1996774
1995713
1994919
1993841
1992821
1991762
1990674
1989693
1988554
1987543
1986502
1985452
1984457
1983421
1982425
1981634
19802052

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Idaho82
Oregon141
Wyoming148
Minnesota167
Iowa168
Montana173
South Dakota177
Washington181
North Dakota196
Nebraska205
Kansas218
Virginia240
Wisconsin241
Ohio248
Utah254
Pennsylvania265
Hawaii274
Michigan283
Massachusetts289
Kentucky292
Colorado294
Connecticut298
Illinois312
West Virginia317
Nevada319
Missouri323
Alabama341
Georgia362
Arkansas376
Maryland382
Indiana389
Arizona406
Florida435
New Jersey441
Oklahoma459
New York469
California476
South Carolina527
North Carolina612
Tennessee626
Louisiana633
Texas653

Even more about Kellen


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 Kellen 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 Kellen?

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
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Kellen
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,809
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1980
2012 births +907

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