Caleb

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Male Male Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Latinised form of Χαλεβ (Chaleb), a Greek form of the Hebrew name כָּלֵב (Kalev) = 'dog, barker' [1] [2]

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Dog
Image by Pamela Carls,[3]
License: Creative Commons, CC-BY-SA

Related Names

Caleb
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Kaleb
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Caleb
Genitive: Calebs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Caleb
Genitive: Calebin
Partitive: Calebia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Caleb
Genitive: Calebs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Caleb
Genitive: Calebs

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
102 165 0 0 102 165
Denmark Denmark[5]
95
n.a.
0
n.a.
95
n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
77
n.a.
0
n.a.
77
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
97 0 0
n.a.
97
Iceland Iceland[8]
3 5
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Caleb.


References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Pamela Carls, source & license
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/