What does Kaleb mean?
Kaleb [kaleb] as a boys' name is pronounced KAY-leb. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Kaleb is "dog; tenacious and aggressive". Variant of Caleb. Biblical name for a companion of Moses and Abraham.
(male) Kelleb, Killeb, ..
(female) Kalebra, Kaney, ..
How popular is Kaleb?
Kaleb is an unusual given name for males. Kaleb is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name history of Kaleb for boys. Kaleb entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #108 in the U.S. in 2009, and is currently at #165. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Kaleb (#165 the previous year) are Cal (#1257 the previous year), Cale (#1274), Caleb (#37), Cayleb and Kayleb (#1418). These forms of Kaleb were favored in the year 2002 (median #1046) and are almost as popular today (#1025, ▼22.9%). Caleb is the steady favorite, although Kaleb appears to be gaining popularity too.
Suggested similar names are Jakeb, Jareb, Kacey, Kade▲, Kaden, Kael, Kagen, Kaile, Kalan, Kale, Kaleel, Kalen, Kaley, Kalil, Kalin, Kane▲, Kapel, Karel, Karle, Kasee, Kasey▼, Kaye, Kayle, Kayley, Kealey, Khaled, Kile, Kiley, Kyle▼, Kylen▲, Kyler▲ and Taleeb. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kaleb.