Name: Kellen

Origin and Meaning of the Name Kellen

  • Meaning:
    Slender
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Slender
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (KEL en)
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Miscellaneous Info for Kellen

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Of uncertain derivation.
    It is perhaps an altered form of the Irish Kelan (from the Gaelic word for "slender").
    It might also be a shortened form of the Scottish surname McKellen (Gaelic Mac Ailein "son of Alan", or Mac Cailein "son of Colin").

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