Cailean

Cailean Meaning and Origin

Its similarity to other popular titles like Jalen and Caden makes the name feel familiar and unique at the same time. The name Cailean is a unisex name meaning “whelp, dove” and is of Scottish origin. It is a variant of the Gaelic name “Colum,” which means “dove.” The name Cailean is primarily used as a masculine given name, although it can be occasionally used as a feminine name as well. Historically, the name Cailean has been popular in Scotland and Ireland. It has deep roots in Celtic culture and is associated with characteristics such as peace, purity, and gentleness, which are symbolized by the dove. In terms of pronunciation, Cailean is typically pronounced as KAY-lin in English.

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