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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kallen

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  • A user from Florida, United States says the name Kallen is of Irish origin and means "Mighty Warrior".
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From Old Dutch *kallon, from Proto-Germanic *kalzōną. Cognate with Old English ceallian (English call), Old Norse kalla (Swedish kalla).

Notable Persons Named Kallen

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Kallen Pokkudan was an environmental activist. Kallen was born in 1937 in Ezhom Moola, Idukkil Thara, Kannur, India. Kallen is also known as Kandal Pokkudan. He passed away on September 27th, 2015.

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Kallen Forster is an athlete for the Fredericksburg Lady Gunners.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kallen

Kitty was born on May 25th, 1921 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. She breathed her last breath on January 7th, 2016.

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Horace was born on August 11th, 1882. He breathed his last breath on February 16th, 1974.

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Gunnar was born on February 13th, 1926. He passed away on October 13th, 1968.

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Lucille was born on May 28th, 1922 in Los Angeles. She breathed her last breath on January 18th, 1999.

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Luciano was born on November 2nd, 1977.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1963 6 0 6
1982 8 0 8
1983 5 5 0
1984 7 0 7
1985 13 7 6
1986 17 7 10
1987 15 6 9
1988 14 6 8
1989 16 9 7
1990 30 12 18
1991 14 8 6
1992 9 9 0
1993 20 10 10
1994 17 5 12
1995 23 10 13
1996 27 11 16
1997 36 15 21
1998 25 10 15
1999 38 10 28
2000 36 6 30
2001 34 13 21
2002 42 9 33
2003 34 10 24
2004 42 10 32
2005 39 10 29
2006 53 7 46
2007 67 11 56
2008 55 8 47
2009 86 6 80
2010 123 6 117
2011 146 11 135
2012 128 7 121
2013 119 7 112
2014 166 8 158
2015 157 11 146
2016 145 7 138
2017 143 13 130

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Popularity of Kallen as a first name

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Popularity of Kallen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kallen U.S.
  White 92.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.61% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kallen

People with the last name Kallen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kallen

  • How Popular is the name Kallen? Kallen is the 6,900th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kallen was the 43,438th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kallen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,955 babies born with the first name Kallen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kallen to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kallen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1963 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kallen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kallen is Monday, December 15th, 1913.
  • What year had the most people named Kallen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kallen was in 2014 with a total of 158 babies.
  • Random Kallen Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kallen is not a popular baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Kallen: Your name in reverse order is Nellak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enllka. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kallen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 497 people with the last name Kallen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kallen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kallen as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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