Origin:French
Popularity:261
Meaning:little bald one
Its meaning could apply to many newborns—“little bald one.” Though Calvin is an old-timey name, it has never been out of fashion. Its popularity peaked in the 1920s, when Calvin Coolidge was president. If you’re considering giving it to your bundle of boy, expect him to be imaginative, intuitive and a nonconformist. He’ll be in good company with successful men who answer to that name, including fashion designer Calvin Klein, former NFL wide receiver Calvin Johnson and DJ/singer Calvin Harris. This name will have you catching all the feels.

Famous Calvins

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    United States President
  • Calvin Harris
    DJ
  • Calvin Johnson
    Football Player
  • Calvin Klein
    Fashion Designer

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Source: Social Security Administration

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