[ 2 syll. cal-hou(n), ca-lho-un ] The baby boy name Calhoun is pronounced as KaeLHHUW-N †.
1: Calhoun is largely used in English and it is derived from Irish origins. The meaning of Calhoun is narrow woods. It represents the transferred use of the surname as a given name.
Calhoon, Calhoune, Callhoun, Coillcumhann, Colhoun, Colquhoun, Kalhoon, and Kalhoun are variant transcriptions of Calhoun.
2: Calhoun is of Old English origin. Here, the meaning is 'warrior'.
See also the related categories, warrior, woods, and irish.
Calhoun is not popular as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Calhoun include Calhoon, Calhoune, Kalhoon, Kalhoun, Caelan, Cailean, Calam, Calan, Calim, Calin, Callan, Callhoun, Callin, Callum, Callyn, Calum, Calvien, Calym, Calyn, and Cashlin.
† English pronunciation for Calhoun: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"