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Callum

What does Callum mean?

Callum Pronunciation of Callum [cal-lum] as a boys' name means "dove". Callum is a version of Calum (Scottish, Gaelic, Latin): transcription of Columba. Callum is also a form of Colum (Irish, Gaelic). See also Cal.

Variations

1 related form via Calum, Colum: Colm.

Creative forms:
(male) Calmo, Canlum, ..

(female) Calle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Callum Kilian (C.K.), ..

How popular is Callum?

Callum is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#41130 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Callum was first listed in 1995 and reached its apex position of #683 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Callum name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Callum (#683 from recent data) are Cal (#1257 from recent data), Calum (#1920) and Colm. Usage of these forms of Callum is at its apex presently (average #1465). Callum is the most trendy boy name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Callum, Cal, Calum in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Callum, Calum, Colm outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Barnum, Cable, Cadmus, Cael, Caelan, Caelen, Caile, Cailey, Cailin, Caily, Caius, Calan, Calder, Cale, Caleb, Caley, Calhoun, Callan, Callhoun, Callice, Callis, Callumet, Callys, Callyx, Calumet, Calvin, Cam, Camillus, Caolan, Carl, Carley, Carlin, Carlo, Carlos, Carlow, Carly, Carolus, Catlin, Catullus, Cayle, Cayleb, Celsus, Claud, Claus, Clem, Coll, Colla, Collby, Colle, Collen, Colley, Collie, Collin, Collis, Cullan, Cullen, Culley, Cullin, Cully, Farnum, Hallam, Hallem, Malcolum, Nachum and Nahum. These names tend to be more commonly used than Callum.

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