"holly tree"

Cullen Origin and Meaning

The name Cullen is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "holly tree".

Cullen is an appealing Irish surname name that upped its cool factor considerably when it became the Twilight family name of Edward et al. It's considerably less popular than it was at its peak in 2010, but is still widely used.

Cullen Jenkins was a defensive tackle for the Green Bay Packers and Philadelphia Eagles.

# 908 in the US

Cullen Rank in US Top 1000

# 765 on Nameberry

Cullen Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Cullen Popularity

Famous People Named Cullen

  • Cullen JenkinsAmerican football player
  • Cullen LoefflerAmerican football player
  • Cullen JonesAmerican swimmer
  • Countee CullenAmerican poet
  • Cullen ByingtonAmerican vlogger (as part of Cullen & Katie)
  • Cullen Potter (b. 2007)son of ice hockey player Jenny Schmidgall,Potter

Cullen in Pop Culture

  • Edward Cullencharacter in the Twilight Saga, and family Alice, Emmett, Carlisle, Esme, and later Bella and Renesmee Cullen
  • Cullen Rutherfordcharacter in the Dragon Age video game series
  • Cullen Bohannoncharacter on TV's "Hell on Wheels"