Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. KEHL-ən
  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Possibly from a German surname, itself derived from Middle Low German kel "swampy area". This name began to be used in the United States in the early 1980s after the American football player Kellen Winslow (1957-) began his professional career.

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VariantsKelan, Kellan

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Entry updated January 21, 2022