Other Origin(s):Gaelic, Irish
Meaning:From the narrow woods; War hound
Calhoun is a masculine name of Scottish origin, derived from the surname Colquhoun, also found in Ireland. Meaning “from the narrow woods,” Calhoun is a surname-turned-first name that breathes life into any sentence. Calhoun may also stem from Colgchnoin, a personal name meaning “war hound” for the baby with a warrior’s soul. A hidden gem just waiting to be discovered, Calhoun’s vibrant energy will only elevate baby’s charm.

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  • John C. Calhoun
    United States Vice President
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