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All about the name Caleb

Hebrew Origin
"Whole Hearted"

The name Caleb is of Hebrew origin and means "Whole Hearted." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.

The name Caleb is derived from the Hebrew words “Col” (all or whole) and “Lev” (heart). The most common variations of the name Caleb are Kaleb and Kalib. Common nicknames include Cal, Cale, and Cay.

Famous Calebs include politicians Caleb Atwater and Caleb Banks, Caleb Bradham the inventor of Pepsi, and author Caleb Carr. Athletes include Caleb Binge, Caleb Folan, and Caleb Hanie. Caleb Cheeshahteaumuck was the first Native American to graduate from Harvard.

Fictional characters named Caleb include Caleb Garth from Middlemarch, Caleb Trask from East of Eden, and Caleb Bradley from The Fountainhead. There were also characters named Caleb on the TV show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Pretty Little Liars, and The O.C.

Variations: Kalib
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Caleb Stats
Caleb is on 14,680 members' favorite name lists
Caleb is currently #16 on the Baby Names popularity charts
Caleb is currently #45 in U.S. births.
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Caleb Meyer - Gillian Welch