US Popularity:414
Of Scottish and Latin origin, Callum is a boy’s name that is popular throughout the Celtic Nations. Callum derives from Colomba, meaning “dove”, which is the Latin name of Colmcille. Colmcille was an Irish abbot who spread Christianity to present-day Scotland and founded the abbey on Iona and became one of Ireland’s three patron saints thereafter. Much like its Latin equivalent, Callum means “dove.” Doves were important symbols to early Christians, as they stood for peace and the Holy Spirit. Today, Callum remains a fashionable name and was ranked the 34th most popular boy’s name in Scotland in 2017.

Callum Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Callum is currently #253 on The Bump
Boy:Callum is currently #146 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Callum is currently #414 in U.S. births
Boy:Callum is currently #222 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 27
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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