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Gender: M Pronunciation: KAH-lun Meaning of Cailean: "pup, cub" Origin of Cailean: Irish

This is the original Gaelic spelling of the Anglicized Colin -- more authentic, yes, but could make your American child's life unnecessarily complicated.

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Cailean Mór Caimbeul aka Sir Colin Campbell, Earl of Argyll, Scottish early member of Clan Campbell
Cailean, Scottish Earl of Carrick

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