Girl Baby Name

Kaelyn

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Quick Facts on Kaelyn

  • Gender:
  • Girl
  • Origin:
  • American
  • Number of syllables:
  • 2
  • Ranking popularity:
  • 441
Pronunciation:
KAY-lin
Simple meaning:
Kay's lake

Characteristics of Kaelyn

  • Freedom-loving
  • Adventurous
  • Adaptable
  • Intellectual
  • Easygoing
  • Progressive
  • Sensual

Etymology & Historical Origin - Kaelyn

Kaelyn is a mutated respelling of Kaylynn which itself is a modern invention created from taking the name Kay and combining it with the popular suffix “-lyn(n)”. The female name Kay originally developed as a short form of Katherine. Lynn comes from a Welsh word meaning ‘lake’. The name Kaelyn is part of a much larger naming trend specific to the United States which incorporates different sounds and elements to create brand new names. Kaylee, Kayla, Kylie and Kinley are other “Kaelyn” type examples. Names like Jaelyn and Raelyn have also been invented from the American imagination. These types of names are pretty distinct to the United States (and occasionally show up on the Canadian or Australian naming charts). But Great Britain and Ireland are more traditional and conservative in their naming practices and would therefore find these types of flat-out name inventions rather insipid.

Popularity of the Name Kaelyn

Kaelyn appears to be the most popular of the “Kaylynn” family of names, although it’s hard to find her in all of the Kaylee, Kaylay, Kylie, Kaitlyn, Kinley and Kelsey noise out there! K is a dominant letter (after A and M) in the female naming practices. This is the third most popular letter that starts female names in our country. Americans are notorious for crazy new spellings of names (as well as brand new inventions). They are attempting to exert some form of originality among the masses. Don’t be surprised if you hear some grumblings out there as a result. Many Americans find these types of invented, creative spellings kitschy and pedantic. But they’re traditionalists and you may find Kaelyn “prettier” or more phonetically appealing. It’s your decision and we respect that.
Popularity of the Girl Name Kaelyn
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Kaelyn

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    Literary Characters of the Baby Name Kaelyn

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  • Children's Books on the Baby Name Kaelyn

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  • Famous People Named Kaelyn

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  • Children of Famous People Named Kaelyn

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Personality of the Girl Name Kaelyn

The number Five personality loves the excitement of life and can easily adapt to all situations. As natural adventurers, these personalities thrive on the new and unexpected and prefer to be in constant motion. It makes them feel alive. They'll stir up some action if there's not enough around, and as inherent risk-takers they enjoy pushing the envelope. Naturally rebellious, the Five personality has no fear and never resists change.  Traveling and new experiences feed their souls. Fives are very social and attract friends with ease. People love to be around the Five fun-loving and exciting energy.  This is also a lucky number in numerology (like the Threes), so fortune seems to shine on them, helped along by their own optimism and good-nature. Fives have a quick wit, a cerebral mind, and are generally very persuasive. 

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