Given Name CAILEAN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Scottish
PRONOUNCED: KA-len  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "whelp, young dog" in Gaelic. This name is also used as a Scottish form of COLUMBA.
VARIANTS: Callum, Calum, Colin
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Colin, Coleman (English), Kolman, Koloman (German), Coilean, Colin, Colm, Colum, Coleman, Colmán, Columban (Irish), Colombo, Colombano (Italian), Columba, Columbanus (Late Roman), Koloman (Slovak)

Categories

animals, nature
Entry updated October 30, 2011