Caleb Name Meaning and Origin

Caleb is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Hebrew’ origin. The baby name Caleb means “To Be Faithful”.


Caleb Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Hebrew”



Caleb is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “KAY + lab”


Caleb Name Meaning:

Caleb is a biblical name of Hebrew origin. He is one of the people chosen by God to lead the people into the land of Canaan with Moses. It means being loyal to God like a dog is loyal to its master. The name Caleb is from the Hebrew word ‘Kaleb’ which literally translates to ‘dog’.



It is a baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Kaleb, Caylyb, Caley, Calub, Calyb, Cayleb, Cale, Kale, Cal, Kalyb, Kayleb, Kaylob, Kaylyb


Famous people with this name:

Caleb, great-grandson of patriarch Judah (1 Chr. 2);

Caleb Nott, New Zealand musician;

(Caleb) Casey Affleck, American actor;

(Anthony) Caleb Followill, American musician of band Kings of Leon;

Caleb Deschanel, American film director, father of actresses Zooey and Emily Deschanel;

Caleb Crushing, American diplomat;

Caleb Carr, American novelist;

Caleb Lyon, American politician, 2nd governor of Idaho Territory;

Caleb Strong, U.S. Senator and governor of Massachusetts;

Caleb James Sturgis, American NFL football player;

Caleb Cassidy, son of American actor/producer Shaun Cassidy;

Caleb Knightley, brother of English actress Keira Knightley;

Caleeb Pinkett, American actor and brother of actress Jada Pinkett Smith;

Caleb Landry Jones, American actor;

Caleb Logan LeBlanc, late American YouTuber;

Caleb Joseph Eckstein, American child actor; triplet of brothers Alexander and Benjamin;

Caleb James Goddard (b. 1970), son of actors Susan Anspach and Jack Nicholson; adopted son of actor Mark Goddard;

Caleb Freundlich (b. 1997), son of actress Julianne Moore and director Bart Freundlich;

Caleb Mojica (b. 1998), son of singer Trina Braxton;

Caleb Kai Solomon (b. 2007), fourth son of American “Octomom” Nadya Suleman;

Caleb Bela Caballero (b. 2007), son of skateboarder Steve Caballero;

Caleb James Bice (b. 2008), son of singer Bo Bice;

Caleb Michael Hamels (b. 2009), son of baseball player Cole Hamels;

Caleb Marleau (b. 2014), son of ice hockey player Patrick Marleau;

Caleb Kelechi Asomugha (b. 2016), son of actress Kerry Washington;

Caleb McLaughlin, American actor




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