Callum - Meaning of Callum

What does Callum mean?

[ 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 categories, english, latin, and celtic.

Callum is fairly 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 2018, 0.025% of baby boys were named Callum. It ranked at #557 then. Out of the group of boy names directly related to Callum, Malcolm was the most commonly used in 2018. It was used 62% more than Callum in that year.

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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