Cailan Name Meaning & Origin

Cailan

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Cailan is traditionally pronounced KY-lan
Cai rhymes with sky, -lan rhymes with man.

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"Cailan" has several variants, some of which are masculine, and others feminine. Masculine spellings include Caelan, Cailan, Cailen, and similar versions spelled with a K instead of a C.

Versions with a y or i (Caylin, Caelyn, Caelin) are traditionally male, but as a modern name they tend to be used as feminine.

Nicknames for Cailan

Cai (pronounced KY - rhymes with sky)

Meanings and history of the name Cailan

Cailan is an ancient Scottish name that has fallen out of common use. According to some versions, the name means "child," and other versions it means "powerful warrior" or "victory of the people."

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Cailan in song, story & screen

In the Dragon Age video game series, King Cailan Theirin is a powerful male character.

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