US Popularity:1849
This modern gender-neutral name peaked in 2012 for boys but also kindly lends itself to girls. A great alternative to classic girl names such as Ellen, Helen, and Kelly, Kellen is a welcome change. With German origins, Kellen means “slender” and comes with a bunch of nicknames that are more masculine and feminine sounding. This includes Kel, El, and Ellen. Kellen was possibly popularized by Twilight actor Kellen Lutz which is why it peaked for baby boy’s in the early 2010s.

Kellen Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Kellen is currently #1876 on The Bump
Boy:Kellen is currently #1325 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Kellen is currently #1042 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Kellen is currently #1849 in U.S. births
Boy:Kellen is currently #1932 in U.S. births
Girl:Kellen is currently #17127 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 3488
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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