US Popularity:1463
Meaning:devotion; faithful; whole-hearted; brave
Cal is a masculine name of Hebrew origin whose shorthand style encompasses a fiercely loyal spirit. Meaning "devotion," Cal is a gentle shot form of Caleb, so often aligned with the Hebrew word for "dog" kaleb. Much like Caleb, Cal embraces the canine's most adored qualities. Considered "faithful," "whole-hearted," and "brave," there is no doubt your sweet Cal will be a beloved companion to many.

Famous People Named Cal

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  • Cal Ripken Jr
    Baseball Player

Cal Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Cal is currently #2096 on The Bump
Boy:Cal is currently #1173 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Cal is currently #1463 in U.S. births
Boy:Cal is currently #714 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

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from 2022
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