Cale meaning, boyCale

Rate Cale: Do you like this name?

Get kreatif with Cale | Add to list (0)

Meaning and name origin

Cale \c(a)-le\ as a boy's name is pronounced kayl. It is of English origin. Modern fashionable-sounding name of uncertain origin. Possibly a surname, or a variant of Caleb. In Irish Gaelic it means "thin, slender". Race driver Cale Yarborough.


Cale has 7 variant forms: Cael, Caile, Cayle, Kail, Kaile, Kale and Kayle.


Cale is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#11583 out of 88799, Top 13%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cale for boys. Cale reached its highest rank of #624 in the U.S. in 2008. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cale name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cale outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Cale and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Caleb (#35), Kale (#972), Cale and Cael. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cael, Cale, Caleb, Kale in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caleb, Kale outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cale is also pronounced similarly to Cal, Col, Cole, Coll, Colle, Coyle, Kile and Kyle. Other suggested similar baby names are Bale, Cabe, Cable, Cace, Cade, Cailey, Caily, Caje, Caley, Case, Cleo, Coley, Dale, Gale, Hale, Lale, Vale, Yale and Zale. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cale.