US Popularity:1038
Other Origin(s):Irish
Meaning:Narrow, strait
Kylan is a gender-neutral name of Gaelic origin and means “narrow” and “straight.” In Ireland, parents are still more familiar with the traditional Gaelic variation of Kylan, known as Caolán. When introduced to different cultures, baby names can take on a fascinating new life of evolution for everyone to enjoy. If you have Irish ancestry in your family tree, giving baby an authentic Gaelic name like Kylan could be a fantastic way to honor your heritage while embracing the future!

Kylan Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Kylan is currently #1319 on The Bump
Boy:Kylan is currently #960 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Kylan is currently #712 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Kylan is currently #1038 in U.S. births
Boy:Kylan is currently #1115 in U.S. births
Girl:Kylan is currently #6828 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 795
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 454

  • Behind the Name, Kyle, January 2022

  • Name Doctor, Kyle

  • Name Doctor, Caolán

  • Behind the Name, Caolán, June 2023

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