Calel name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Calel mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Calel

User Submitted Origins

African American

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Nebraska, U.S., the name Calel is of African American origin and means "Agent of God".
  2. According to a user from Virginia, U.S., the name Calel means "Life".
  3. A user from Israel says the name Calel is of Hebrew origin and means "Is a central/Eastern European spelling of Tzalel, short of Betzalel, a biblical name".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Calel

Notable Persons Named Calel

Calel Perechodnik

Calel was born on September 8th, 1916 in Otwock. He breathed his last breath in 1944.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Calel U.S.
  White 2.06% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.03% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 95.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Calel

People with the last name Calel are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Calel

  • How Popular is the name Calel? Calel is the 34,036th most popular name of all time. As a last name Calel was the 44,270th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Calel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 128 babies born with the first name Calel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Calel to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Calel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Calel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Calel is Wednesday, October 3rd, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Calel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Calel was in 2015 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Calel: The name spelled backwards is Lelac. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Llaec. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Calel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 486 people with the last name Calel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Calel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Calel as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Calel name meaning

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