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Meaning of the name CallumMeaning of the name Callum

[ 2 syll. cal-lum, ca-ll-um ] The baby boy name Callum is pronounced as KAEL-ahM †. Callum is used mostly in English and Scottish, and its language of origin is Latin and Celtic.

Callum is a spelling variant of the English and Scottish name Calum.

Callum is also a derivative of the English and Scottish name Malcolm.

Callum is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 2011, 0.012% of baby boys were named Callum. It ranked at #847 then. The baby name has since suffered a marked fall in frequency, and is currently of sporadic use. Out of the group of boy names directly related to Callum, Malcolm was the most commonly used in 2012.

Baby names that sound like Callum include Calem, Callom, Calum (English and Scottish), Kallum (English and Scottish), Caalum (Scottish), Caelan (Scottish), Caellom, Caellum, Cailan, Cailean (Gaelic and Scottish), Cailen, Caillom, Caillum, Calam, Calan, Calen (English), Calhoon, Calhoun (English), Calhoune, and Calim.

† Pronunciation for Callum: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"

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