"pup, cub"

Cailean Origin and Meaning

The name Cailean is boy's name of Irish, Scottish Gaelic origin meaning "pup, cub".
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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Famous People Named Cailean

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