Popularity:677
Origin:Scottish
Other Origin(s):Irish
Meaning:Powerful in battle; Descendant of Cathalán
If your new bundle of joy is the rock of your life that keeps you grounded, we have a name for you. The gender-neutral Scottish name Callan means "brave" or “powerful in battle." This charming name derives from Ó Cathaláin, which means “descendant of Cathalán.” Over the years, it has made its way through mainstream media, with a film and British TV show being called after this name. Another across-the-pond, popular version of Callan would be Cáthal, but either way, you’re tying baby to their roots and giving them something truly unique.
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