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Boy Names Starting with Cal-
Cal- baby names and what they mean, with 18 results. Cal- names are used more often as feminine names. These boy names were at the top of their popularity a decade ago (usage of 0.7%) and have remained as common to this day (usage 0.65%, 7.6% less). Caleb (#37), Callan (#687) and Callum (#683) are three of the more contemporarily stylish boy names in this list, while Calle (top 7%) and Callow (14%) are popular Cal- last names. Here is the list of Cal- names for girls.
Cal - CalvinCal1
Var. of Cathal. Derivative of Irish, Gaelic, Celtic elements. "Battle rule." Can is also a moderately common boys' name.Cal2
Derivative of Hebrew. "Devotion." Unisex name. Cal soared in popularity in the 1880s and is almost as popular now. Calan, Caley1
Var. of Caelan. Source fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Slender." Common as surnames. Compare Caley (top 11%) with popular -ley surnames Caulley (top 45%), Champley (99%).Calder
Origin fr. Celtic, Old English words. "Stream." Calder is a rarely used male name, registering frequently (top 4%) as a last name. See also Colter.Caldwell
Derivative of Old English language. "Cold well." A somewhat untypical boys' name, Caldwell is found more often as a surname.Cale1
Based on English element. Modern fashionable sounding name of uncertain .. Adoption of Cale as a boys' name in 2015 was down 18.7% compared to 2014. See also Gale.Caleb1▲
Form of Kaleb. Origin fr. Hebrew. "Dog; tenacious and aggressive." Caleb has increased in prominence as a baby name since 1940-1949. See also Cayleb.Caleb2▲, var. Cal3, Cale2
Derived fr. Hebrew language. "Faith, devotion, whole hearted." Common, with usage of 0.475% for Caleb, Cal, etc. as children's names in 2015, though lower than 0.497% the year before.Caley2
Root fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Slender." Rather quaint as a birth name, Caley exists more frequently as a last name. Cross-gender use.Calhoun, var. Callhoun
Derivative of Irish, Gaelic language. "The narrow woods." Calhoun is familiar as a boys' name compared to Callhoun.
Derived fr. Gaelic, Scottish words. "Battle; rock." Gender-neutral name. Common, with usage of 0.019% for Callan as a boys' name in 2015, but lower than 0.02% in 2014.Callis, var. Callice, Callys, Callyx
Based on Latin element. "Chalice, goblet." Not Top 2000 names.Callum1▲
Form of Colum. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic. Short form of Latin Columba see .. Callum is a unique male name, occurring commonly (top 27%) as a last name. See also Callan.Calogero, var. Calogeros
Derived fr. Italian language. "Fair old age." Calogero and Calogeros are not Top 2000 names.Calum, var. Callum2▲
Stems fr. Scottish, Gaelic, Latin languages. "Dove." Popular as baby names, Calum and Callum are similar to the common Callan.Calumet, var. Callumet
Based on French, Latin languages. "Straw, little reed." Calumet and Callumet are unusual as boys' names.Calvert, var. Calbert
Derivative of Old English. "Cowherd, cowboy." Calbert (top 17%) and Calvert (1%) are found commonly as last names.Calvin, var. Cal4, Calvino
Root fr. French word. "Little bald one." Adoption of Calvin and variants as children's names in 2015 was 57.7% more than 10 years ago.
Summary Index of names [and variants] for Cal- names for boys.1. Cal - Calvin
Cathal [Cal], Cal, Caelan [Calan, Caley], Calder, Caldwell, Cale, Kaleb [Caleb▲], Caleb▲ [Cal, Cale], Caley, Calhoun [Callhoun], Callan▲, Callis [Callyx, Callys, Callice], Colum [Callum▲], Calogero [Calogeros], Calum [Callum▲], Calumet [Callumet], Calvert [Calbert], Calvin [Cal, Calvino]