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Caelan

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Gender: Male Meaning of Caelan: "people of victory" Origin of Caelan: Scottish variation of Nicholas

The name Caelan is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "people of victory". Caelan and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Victory and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

One of the rarer, more appealing forms of this family of names.

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Famous People Named Caelan

Caelan Michael Biehn, son of American actor Michael Biehn

Pop Culture References for the name Caelan

Callon, Caylan, Calyn, Callan, Calin, Caelon, Calen, Cailan, Cael

Comments

enthusiast Says:

2018-04-02T22:28:16

I know someone who pronounces it Kee-lin, but I'm wondering if that's the common pronunciation.

Ada Faith-Feyma Says:

2017-03-22T02:21:29

it is certainly not the scottish variation of Nicholas

Ada Faith-Feyma Says:

2017-03-22T02:20:57

Caelan is Irish and it means powerful warrior

beachbear Says:

2016-10-02T19:45:47

It reminds me of Caelum. I like it!

autumnreverie Says:

2016-02-09T06:38:40

It's a real name with an Anglicized spelling of a Scottish name. Nameberry has its meaning incorrect, however.

autumnreverie Says:

2016-02-09T06:37:36

Like ky-lan? :/

autumnreverie Says:

2016-02-09T06:37:18

This is not the Scottish variation of Nicholas.

Rachel Kent Says:

2015-04-07T08:15:08

Kailan-Patrick might be my next sons name :) if I get a say in it that is haha x

SimoneKadele Says:

2015-03-03T22:54:47

I thought maybe this was just a kre8tyv name, but now that I know it has history, I am shamefully more inclined to like it... :/

ThistleThorn Says:

2015-03-03T21:45:25

I know a girl with this name and she pronounces it like Kaylin.

scgogirl Says:

2014-06-08T05:59:50

prn. like Cay-lynn ?