Meaning and Origin of Keelan - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Keelan

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Gaelic : Beautiful and graceful

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Gaelic : Little and slender
  • Irish : Tiny, slender

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : reduced form of Keelahan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Céileacháin, from céileachán, a diminutive of céile ‘companion’.
  • Welsh : habitational name for someone from any of various townships called Cilan, especially one in Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd, Denbighshire.