107 Perfect Middle Names for Cullen

  • By: Jess
  • Date: March 18, 2022
  • Time to read: 6 min.

Your given name may have a significant influence on how others see you later in life — and even on how you perceive yourself. Thus, it should come as no surprise that, given the significance of a name, you will likely spend countless hours searching for the ideal first name for your child on search engines like Google and Bing.

However, after spending an eternity searching for the perfect first name, you may feel as like you’ve run out of steam, leaving you with little energy to devote to the hunt for the perfect middle name! You’ve chosen Cullen for your baby boy, lovely, but what about his full name? Where do you even start?

Don’t panic! We’ve done the hard work for you and trawled all the name lists, parenting forums and the internet to find the best 111+ names that go with Cullen! The list is by no means exhaustive, but hopefully, you find one you fall in love with!

What Does The Name Cullen Mean?

Cullen is a renamed Irish surname derived from the ancient Gaelic name Cuileannain. Its full meaning is “son of the holy one,” which is derived from the Gaelic components “cuileann” meaning “holy” and “ain” meaning “son.”

People believe that the name of their children can have an impact on their future success in life. It can also have a bearing on a child, what their name means. As a result, people often choose names based on their meanings, believing that the meaning of the child’s name may reflect the nature of the child or influence the child later on.

How do you pronounce Cullen?

Cullen is pronounced as /KULL en/.

What are middle names for?

Middle names have historically been used to commemorate a family or another person, most notably a godparent, or even a completely unrelated person, such as a prominent figure in the community or nation.

While middle names have been around for a long time, they were first used in ancient Rome, when Roman males were given a cognomen (or middle name) that signified which branch of the family they belonged to. Today, they are more about experimenting with different, amusing names, or simply putting in a name that you enjoy using.

Famous People Called Cullen

  • Cullen Jenkins, American football player
  • Cullen Loeffler, American football player
  • Cullen Jones, American swimmer
  • Countee Cullen, American poet
  • Cullen Byington, American vlogger (as part of Cullen & Katie)
  • Cullen Potter (b. 2007), son of ice hockey player Jenny Schmidgall, Potter

How Common is the name Cullen?

The first name Cullen was given to a child in  February 16th, 1872, according to the Social Security Administration’s birth record database.

Cullen is the 2,031st most popular name in the history of the world. Between 1880 and 2019, the Social Security Administration recognized 15,118 babies born in the United States with the first name Cullen. In 2010, 679 newborns were given the name Cullen, which was the highest documented use of the name.

How to Choose the Perfect Name to go With Cullen

The most appropriate middle name for Cullen is the one that blends nicely with his first and last names. For example, choose the middle names you want for Cullen from the list below and jot them down on a piece of paper.

Say the names out loud with Cullen at the start. For example, Cullen Aaron.  Remove any names that are strange, bizarre, or difficult to pronounce.

Step 2 should be repeated, but this time include the last name and listen to how it sounds. Delete any further names that don’t sound suitable.

Examine the initials of the remaining names and identify the ones that work particularly well together. Make certain that it does not sound absurd or harsh. Consider Cullen for ones that can be given nicknames when they are grouped together.

By the time you are finished with steps 1-4, you will have cut down the selection to a manageable amount of options that will assist you in deciding on the ideal middle name for Cullen.

50 Best Middle Names for Cullen

Only a tiny selection of ideas are presented here to get your creative juices flowing. Perhaps one of the names mentioned below will turn out to be “the one,” or you may like to investigate some of the names listed below as variations or spin-offs of one of the names listed below.

Cullen Knox
Cullen Kole
Cullen Bennett
Cullen Hudson
Cullen Romeo
Cullen Juan
Cullen Misael
Cullen Noe
Cullen Kye
Cullen Matias
Cullen Giovanni
Cullen Onyx
Cullen Ellis
Cullen Avery
Cullen Thiago
Cullen Levi
Cullen Taylor
Cullen Jaiden
Cullen Hunter
Cullen Paxton
Cullen Rowan
Cullen Zachary
Cullen Shane
Cullen Marlon
Cullen Trace
Cullen Ian
Cullen Zayden
Cullen Manuel
Cullen Julien
Cullen Santino
Cullen Niklaus
Cullen Jude
Cullen Frank
Cullen Malcolm
Cullen Raul
Cullen Joshua
Cullen Waylon
Cullen Dante
Cullen Karson
Cullen Isaac
Cullen Corbin
Cullen Quincy
Cullen Rhett
Cullen Leland
Cullen Marshall
Cullen Reese
Cullen Walter
Cullen Devin
Cullen Wesson
Cullen Francisco

 

First Name for Middle Name Cullen

If you have already decided on Cullen as the middle name you might be looking for the perfect first name as Cullen makes a great middle name. We have our top 20 here!

Grady Cullen
Salvador Cullen
Noah Cullen
Landyn Cullen
Brooks Cullen
Aaron Cullen
Princeton Cullen
Daxton Cullen
Kai Cullen
Milan Cullen
Alonzo Cullen
Mccoy Cullen
Oscar Cullen
Callan Cullen
Edwin Cullen
Rey Cullen
Royce Cullen
Moses Cullen
Adrian Cullen
Theodore Cullen

10 Classic Boy Names That Go Well With Cullen

Cullen Roberto
Cullen Bruce
Cullen Phillip
Cullen Brandon
Cullen Ian
Cullen Philip
Cullen Jeffrey
Cullen Carlos
Cullen Miguel
Cullen Jack

10 Modern Names That Go With Cullen

Cullen Griffin
Cullen Atlas
Cullen Crew
Cullen Camden
Cullen Zeppelin
Cullen Ryan
Cullen Eden
Cullen Ranger
Cullen Connell
Cullen Finn

10 Unusual Boy Names That Go With Cullen

Cullen Angus
Cullen Grover
Cullen Lowell
Cullen Jay
Cullen Evans
Cullen Leighton
Cullen Dalton
Cullen Abe
Cullen Hudson
Cullen Ollie

European Names That Match the Name Cullen

If you love European names or even have European ancestry we’ve compiled the best Irish, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Polish names to go with Cullen.  We’ve kept these spelt in their original authentic way, but you can always update the spelling if you prefer.

7 Irish Boy Names That Go with Cullen

Cullen Caoilan
Cullen Sean
Cullen Seamus
Cullen Fionn
Cullen Shay
Cullen Donnacha
Cullen Cian

7 French Names to Go with Cullen

Cullen Armel
Cullen Jean-Luc
Cullen Alban
Cullen Lucien
Cullen Henri
Cullen Toussaint
Cullen Achille

7 Spanish Names That Go Well with Cullen

Cullen Diego Alejandro
Cullen Juan José
Cullen Vicente
Cullen Camilo
Cullen Bautista
Cullen Juan Esteban
Cullen Valentino

7 Italian Names for Cullen

Cullen Fulvio
Cullen Guido
Cullen Gioachino
Cullen Fabio
Cullen Noè
Cullen Fredo
Cullen Moreno

7 German Names for Cullen

Cullen Karl
Cullen Erwin
Cullen Wolfgang
Cullen Heinrich
Cullen Rolf
Cullen Rudolf
Cullen Hermann

7 Polish Names for Cullen

Cullen Jakub
Cullen Tobiasz
Cullen Marcel
Cullen Wiktor
Cullen Fabian
Cullen Jędrzej
Cullen Oskar

Baby Names of Certain Length

If you have a long or short surname, you might want to choose middle names with just 1, 2 or 3 syllables, we’ve got the best of each to help you choose the best middle name for your child.

7 Names for Cullen with 1 Syllable

Cullen Kane
Cullen Guy
Cullen Van
Cullen Park
Cullen Knox
Cullen Zaid
Cullen Drake

7 Names for Cullen with 2 Syllables

Cullen Landon
Cullen Kyrie
Cullen Uriel
Cullen Andrew
Cullen River
Cullen Odin
Cullen Caleb

7 Names for Cullen with 3 Syllables

Cullen Nicholas
Cullen Mathias
Cullen Sebastian
Cullen Gideon
Cullen Nathaniel
Cullen Uriah
Cullen Josiah

Names for Cullen with the Same Initial

Cullen Clark (See Middle Names for Clark)
Cullen Cassius
Cullen Cesar
Cullen Christopher
Cullen Callan
Cullen Colton
Cullen Cody

7 Names for Cullen Starting with A Vowel

Cullen Osiris
Cullen Erick
Cullen Adonis
Cullen Adrian
Cullen Oakley
Cullen Emmett
Cullen Orion

Nicknames for Cullen

Cullen is often given the following nicknames:

  • Cull
  • Len
  • Culley
  • Cuwwy

Different Ways to Spell Cullen

  • Cullan
  • Cullin
  • Cullyn
  • Culen
  • Kellen
  • Kullan
  • Collin

Similar Names Like Cullen

  • Kylen
  • Kellen
  • Callan
  • Calan
  • Callen
  • Kylan
  • Kellan
  • Kelan

If you like these names, check out our post on names that go with Corey

Sibling Names for Cullen

If you already have a child named Cullen, you might be looking for some great sister or brother names that go with it. We’ve compiled some classic names that go together really well with Cullen.

Sister Names for Cullen

Cullen & Maci
Cullen & Aubree
Cullen & Samara
Cullen & Shiloh
Cullen & Clara
Cullen & Gracie
Cullen & Rylie
Cullen & Summer
Cullen & Amelia
Cullen & Mabel

Brother Names for Cullen

Cullen & Jaxtyn
Cullen & Cristian
Cullen & Maurice
Cullen & Darwin
Cullen & Vance
Cullen & Mateo
Cullen & Milo
Cullen & Bryan
Cullen & Johnathan
Cullen & Frank

Take Away For Baby Name Cullen

Those are just a few of my favorite names that go well with Cullen, but by no means is it an exhaustive list. Hopefully it got your creative juices flowing and helped you find the perfect name for you! Good luck and let us know in the comments what you went for!