What does Kaleb mean?
Kaleb /ka-leb/ 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.
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 popularity of Kaleb for boys. Kaleb entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #108 in the U.S. in 2009, and is currently at #147. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Popular related forms of Kaleb (#147 2 years ago) are Cal, Cale and Caleb (#35 2 years ago). These forms of Kaleb were favored in the year 2008 (average #443) and are somewhat less popular today (#545, ▼18.4%). Caleb is the steady favorite, although Kaleb appears to be gaining popularity too, and Cal used to be popular. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Kaleb and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)