Kaleb name meaning

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

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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Kaleb

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Kaleb means "Faithful".
  2. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Kaleb is of American origin and means "Bold and brave".
  3. A user from Georgia, U.S. says the name Kaleb means "Dog. Brave".
  4. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Kaleb means "Loyal and Faithful".
  5. A submission from Ethiopia says the name Kaleb means "Devotion of God".
  6. A submission from Georgia, U.S. says the name Kaleb means "Sweet and Smart".
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From Hebrew כלב‎ (“dog”), possibly referring to a dog’s unconditional devotion to its master.

  1. A male given name from Hebrew, a rare modern spelling variant of Caleb.

Kaleb was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Faroese, German, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Kaleb

Notable Persons Named Kaleb

Kaleb Tarczewski

Kaleb Tarczewski is a basketball player for the Arizona Wildcats and Arizona Wildcats men's basketball in the Pac-12 Conference. Kaleb was born on February 26th, 1993.

Kaleb Cowart

Kaleb Cowart is a baseball player for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Kaleb was born on June 2nd, 1992 in Adel, Georgia.

Kaleb Canales

Kaleb Canales is a basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks in the National Basketball Association. Kaleb was born on July 7th, 1978 in Laredo, Texas.

Kaleb Eulls

Kaleb Eulls is a football player for the New Orleans Saints. Kaleb was born on June 28th, 1991.

Kaleb Nation

Kaleb Nation is a fantasy, young-adult fiction, and thriller (genre) novelist, youtube personality, blogger, youtube, and blog. Kaleb was given the name Kaleb Allen Nation on September 16th, 1988 in Texas, United States. Kaleb is also known as Krew and Kaleb.

Kaleb Ramsey

Kaleb was born on June 20th, 1989 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kaleb

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kaleb

Niksa Kaleb

Niksa was born on March 9th, 1973.

Antonija Kaleb

Antonija was born on April 2nd, 1986.

Vjekoslav Kaleb

Vjekoslav was born on September 27th, 1905. He passed away on April 13th, 1996.

Nedjeljko Kaleb

Nedjeljko Kaleb is an athlete for the BŠK Zmaj.


Fun Facts about the name Kaleb

  • What name lists does Kaleb rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Kaleb? Kaleb is the 772nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kaleb have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 78,746 babies born with the first name Kaleb in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kaleb to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kaleb? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kaleb first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kaleb is Thursday, April 20th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Kaleb born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kaleb was in 2007 with a total of 3,817 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kaleb!
  • Random Kaleb Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kaleb ranks 85th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 13 babies in Alaska have the same name in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Kaleb: The name spelled backwards is Belak. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eablk. How do you pronounce that?
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