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Cal (girl)

What does Cal mean?

Cal Pronunciation of Cal as a name for girls (also used more commonly as boys' name Cal) has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Cal is "lovely one; beautiful flower". Cal is a variant form of Calandra (Greek): from "kalos andros". Cal is also a variant of Calantha (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, lovely (beautiful), flower


OTHER FORMS VIA CALANDRA, CALANTHA Callee, Calley, Calli, Callie, Cally



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How popular is Cal?

Cal is a rare first name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#41793 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Cal (UNLISTED) ranked in the Top 2000 are Callie (#190 IN 2018), Calandra, Calli and Cally. These relations of Cal reached the height of their popularity during 1880-1889 (AVERAGE #1536) and are almost as common today (#1547, 19%). Callie has been the most recognizable form. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Calandra, Calli, Callie, Cally in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Cal is alike in pronunciation to Cole, Kahle, Kalle, Kayle, Kyall, Kyel and Kyle. Other recommended sound-alike names are Cai, Cala, Cali, Cam, Cas, Cat, Cay, Gal, Lal, Mal, Sal, Tal and Val. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cal.

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