Baby Boy Names
What is the meaning of the name Caleb?
The name Caleb is primarily a male name of Hebrew origin that means Whole Hearted.
The name Caleb is derived from the Hebrew words “Col” (all or whole) and “Lev” (heart). The most common variations of the name Caleb are Kaleb and Kalib. Common nicknames include Cal, Cale, and Cay.
Famous Calebs include politicians Caleb Atwater and Caleb
Banks, Caleb Bradham the inventor of Pepsi, and author Caleb Carr. Athletes include Caleb Binge, Caleb Folan, and Caleb Hanie. Caleb Cheeshahteaumuck was the first Native American to graduate from Harvard.
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 the TV show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Pretty Little Liars, and The O.C.
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Caleb Meyer - Gillian Welch