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Callum - Meaning of Callum

What does Callum mean?

Meaning of the name CallumMalcolmCalumCalymCallomColmCalimCalamMalMalcalmCalKalumCalomMalcohmColomColombMalcolumCalemMalkolumMalkolmMalkomMalcomCallyCaalum

[ 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.

See also the related category celtic.

Callum is somewhat popular as a baby name for boys. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2000s; prior to that, it was of sporadic use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 2015, 0.018% of baby boys were named Callum. It ranked at #683 then. In 2016, its usage was 0.017% and its ranking #701. Out of the group of boy names directly related to Callum, Malcolm was the most commonly used. In 2016, the name was twice as popular as Callum.

Baby names that sound like Callum include Calum, Kallum, Caelan, Cailean, Calam, Calan, Calhoon, Calhoun, Calhoune, Calim, Calin, Callan, Callhoun, Callin, Callyn, Calvien, Calym, Calyn, Cashlin, and Celyn.

† 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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