First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cailean

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Likely related to Gaelic cuilean ("puppy", "whelp")

  1. A male given name of Scots Gaelic origin, Anglicized as Colin.
  2. A male given name meaning war-like

Fun Facts about the name Cailean

  • How Popular is the name Cailean? Cailean is the 39,122nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cailean have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 85 babies born with the first name Cailean in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cailean to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cailean? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Cailean born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cailean was in 1995 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Cailean: Your name in reverse order is Naeliac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Inacael. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Cailean born Sep 4, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 700. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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