The meaning of the name Kaleb is Whole Hearted. The origin of the name Kaleb is Hebrew. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Kaleb is a name with Hebrew origins. The meaning of the name Kaleb is Whole Hearted and is derived from the Hebrew words “Col” (all or whole) and “Lev” (heart). The most common variations of the name Kaleb include Caleb and Kalib. Common nicknames include Kal, Kale, and Kay.
Famous Kalebs include Kaleb, king of Axum, a very old region in Africa. Athletes known as Kaleb include Kaleb Cowart, Kaleb Cnales, and Kaleb Toth. Famous Calebs include politicians (Caleb Atwater, Caleb Banks), the inventor of Pepsi (Caleb Bradham), and author Caleb Carr.
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 Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Pretty Little Liars, and The O.C.
People who like the name Kaleb tend to like names that are of Biblical origins.