Kailan

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791
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

Borrowing from Cantonese 芥蘭/芥兰 (gaai3 laan4-2).

  1. Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra, a long, blue-green vegetable with thick, glossy stems and leaves typically eaten in Chinese and particularly Cantonese cooking.

kailan was also found in the following language(s): Tagalog

Notable Persons Named Kailan

Kailan Gould is a sports team member for the Welton Rovers F.C.

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Kailan Perez is an athlete for the Lynx F.C.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1988 7 7 0
1989 8 8 0
1990 11 5 6
1991 13 5 8
1992 8 8 0
1993 13 13 0
1994 17 12 5
1995 26 15 11
1996 29 18 11
1997 20 13 7
1998 27 17 10
1999 26 14 12
2000 22 14 8
2001 15 6 9
2002 29 14 15
2003 14 9 5
2004 27 8 19
2005 35 19 16
2006 23 12 11
2007 23 11 12
2008 46 30 16
2009 58 39 19
2010 51 34 17
2011 47 32 15
2012 45 28 17
2013 26 11 15
2014 38 15 23
2015 35 17 18
2016 26 10 16
2017 26 7 19

Fun Facts about the name Kailan

  • How Popular is the name Kailan? Kailan is the 12,228th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kailan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 791 babies born with the first name Kailan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kailan to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kailan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kailan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kailan is Monday, March 12th, 1979.
  • What year had the most people named Kailan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kailan was in 2009 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Kailan Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kailan is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Kailan: Your name in reverse order is Naliak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Niaalk. How do you pronounce that?

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