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Kellan Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Kellan is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Kellan is "warrior".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 385 in baby name popularity for boys with 803 occurrences.  It ranked 7820 in popular baby names for girls with 15 occurrences. 

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Kellan is a variant spelling of Caolan.

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Name Fun

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.