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Cal meaning and name origin
Cal \cal\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Cal), is pronounced kal. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Cal is "devotion". The Hebrew source probably refers to man's faithful companion, the dog (see Caleb). Also pet form of names beginning with Cal-, such as Calhoun, Callum and Calvin. In Northern Ireland it is a variant of Cathal. Baseball celebrity Cal Ripken, Jr.
Baby names that sound like Cal are Cale, Cael, Col and Gal. Other similar baby names are Cai, Caw, Cam, Cap, Carl, Caz, Dal, Hal, Pal, Sal, Tal and Val.
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Popularity of Cal
Cal is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#29235 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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