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Cailean Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Cailean?

In 2018 less than 5 children were given the name in the United States.

Cailean, would be a stand out, distinctive name selection.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #5,165 in 1995 with 11 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Cailean in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 2018.

Sometimes the name Cailean has been more popular as a girls name and sometimes it has been more popular as a boys.

Currently, the name is at a mid point when compared to its most popular year.

How popular will Cailean be?

Cailean's popularity has remained mostly unchanged for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Cailean has remained about the same.

The name Cailean is mostly unused and will probably continue to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Cailean (Girl)Cailean (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 -- < 5 --
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2014 < 5 -- 6 10,907
2013 < 5 -- < 5 --
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2009 < 5 -- < 5 --
2008 < 5 -- 5 12,801
2007 < 5 -- < 5 --
2006 < 5 -- 6 10,860
2005 < 5 -- 5 11,713
2004 6 14,486 < 5 --
2003 5 16,196 6 9,746
2002 6 13,890 < 5 --
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1997 < 5 -- 6 8,271
1996 < 5 -- 9 6,050
1995 < 5 -- 11 5,165
1994 < 5 -- < 5 --
1993 < 5 -- 9 5,822
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1990 < 5 -- 5 8,273
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United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.