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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Caolan

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  • A submission from Ireland says the name Caolan means "Slender and powerful" and is of Irish (Gealic) origin.

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From Old Irish cáelán.

  1. catgut
  2. intestine, small intestine, gut, tripe

Notable Persons Named Caolan

Caolan Lavery is a soccer player for the Sheffield Wednesday F.C., Ipswich Town F.C., Southend United F.C., Plymouth Argyle F.C., Chesterfield F.C., Portsmouth F.C., Canada men's national under–17 soccer team, Northern Ireland national under-19 football team, and Northern Ireland national under-. Caolan was born on October 22nd, 1992 in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. Caolan is also known as Lavery and Caolan Owen.


Caolan McAleer is a soccer player for the Kilbirnie Ladeside F.C., Airdrieonians F.C., Linfield F.C., Partick Thistle F.C., Arthurlie F.C., and East Fife F.C. Caolan was born on August 19th, 1993 in Strabane, Northern Ireland.



Fun Facts about the name Caolan

  • How Popular is the name Caolan? Caolan is the 58,892nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Caolan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 24 babies born with the first name Caolan in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Caolan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Caolan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Caolan was in 1998 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Caolan: Your name in reverse order is Naloac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Onlaca. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Caolan born May 9, 1972

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 Germany approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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