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Kalen

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
301
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Kalen mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kalen

"Kalen" is a name of English origin, and it means "Variant of Kay and Kayla. keeper of the keys: pure". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Notable Persons Named Kalen

Kalen DeBoer is an influential human.

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Kalen Damessi is a soccer player for the Lille OSC, Toulouse FC, Jura Sud Foot, and Togo national football team. Kalen was born on March 28th, 1990 in Toulouse, France.

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Kalen Thornton is a gridiron football player. Kalen was born on May 12th, 1982 in Dallas.

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Kalen Ryden is a soccer player for the Oklahoma City Energy FC, Oral Roberts Golden Eagles, Midwestern State Mustangs, Des Moines Menace, Midland/Odessa Sockers, Austin Aztex, and Columbus Crew SC. Kalen was born on April 21st, 1991 in Norman, Oklahoma, United States.

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Kalen Hemlock is an athlete for the Puget Sound Soccer Academy Rapids.

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How popular is the baby name Kalen in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1952 5 5 0
1955 5 5 0
1958 10 10 0
1959 18 10 8
1961 7 0 7
1962 5 0 5
1963 8 0 8
1964 12 0 12
1965 20 11 9
1966 12 6 6
1967 15 10 5
1968 16 7 9
1969 7 7 0
1970 13 5 8
1971 30 23 7
1973 10 10 0
1974 21 9 12
1975 18 10 8
1976 21 7 14
1977 16 5 11
1978 29 7 22
1979 26 9 17
1980 38 7 31
1981 52 14 38
1982 71 19 52
1983 70 20 50
1984 82 21 61
1985 107 24 83
1986 119 30 89
1987 140 34 106
1988 139 44 95
1989 140 40 100
1990 138 34 104
1991 122 46 76
1992 174 44 130
1993 193 60 133
1994 185 64 121
1995 184 43 141
1996 157 47 110
1997 161 52 109
1998 226 57 169
1999 176 55 121
2000 173 53 120
2001 180 47 133
2002 166 51 115
2003 183 39 144
2004 151 29 122
2005 164 44 120
2006 154 37 117
2007 180 33 147
2008 159 36 123
2009 160 20 140
2010 144 19 125
2011 132 26 106
2012 104 18 86
2013 104 20 84
2014 98 21 77
2015 80 15 65
2016 75 9 66

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Popularity of Kalen as a first name

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Popularity of Kalen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kalen U.S.
  White 92.69% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kalen

People with the last name Kalen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kalen

  • How Popular is the name Kalen? Kalen is the 3,543rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Kalen was the 65,782nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kalen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,405 babies born with the first name Kalen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kalen to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kalen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kalen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kalen is Wednesday, June 19th, 1907.
  • What year had the most people named Kalen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kalen was in 1998 with a total of 169 babies.
  • Random Kalen Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kalen is not a popular baby boy's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Kalen: Your name in reverse order is Nelak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alken. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kalen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 301 people with the last name Kalen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kalen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kalen as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.