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Caleb

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How popular is the baby name Caleb in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 27 0 27
1881 18 0 18
1882 25 0 25
1883 16 0 16
1884 17 0 17
1885 16 0 16
1886 14 0 14
1887 13 0 13
1888 17 0 17
1889 19 0 19
1890 8 0 8
1891 7 0 7
1892 11 0 11
1893 11 0 11
1894 6 0 6
1895 10 0 10
1896 13 0 13
1897 9 0 9
1898 7 0 7
1899 7 0 7
1900 11 0 11
1901 8 0 8
1902 11 0 11
1903 11 0 11
1904 10 0 10
1905 9 0 9
1906 14 0 14
1907 10 0 10
1908 8 0 8
1909 14 0 14
1910 15 0 15
1911 15 0 15
1912 20 0 20
1913 24 0 24
1914 36 0 36
1915 39 0 39
1916 39 0 39
1917 46 0 46
1918 49 0 49
1919 34 0 34
1920 52 0 52
1921 38 0 38
1922 52 0 52
1923 37 0 37
1924 44 0 44
1925 56 0 56
1926 39 0 39
1927 43 0 43
1928 27 0 27
1929 28 0 28
1930 21 0 21
1931 25 0 25
1932 43 0 43
1933 37 0 37
1934 39 0 39
1935 28 0 28
1936 29 0 29
1937 27 0 27
1938 37 0 37
1939 31 0 31
1940 30 0 30
1941 33 0 33
1942 28 0 28
1943 32 0 32
1944 25 0 25
1945 19 0 19
1946 32 0 32
1947 44 0 44
1948 38 0 38
1949 31 0 31
1950 36 0 36
1951 39 0 39
1952 39 0 39
1953 36 0 36
1954 33 0 33
1955 41 0 41
1956 49 0 49
1957 46 0 46
1958 55 0 55
1959 44 0 44
1960 50 0 50
1961 39 0 39
1962 46 0 46
1963 47 0 47
1964 57 0 57
1965 41 0 41
1966 64 0 64
1967 37 0 37
1968 61 0 61
1969 79 0 79
1970 96 0 96
1971 105 0 105
1972 115 0 115
1973 185 0 185
1974 302 0 302
1975 415 0 415
1976 526 0 526
1977 715 0 715
1978 705 0 705
1979 859 0 859
1980 991 8 983
1981 1,436 7 1,429
1982 1,593 11 1,582
1983 1,723 11 1,712
1984 1,670 18 1,652
1985 2,097 13 2,084
1986 2,109 12 2,097
1987 2,516 16 2,500
1988 2,825 14 2,811
1989 3,801 15 3,786 #91 boy name
1990 4,164 11 4,153 #88 boy name
1991 4,873 12 4,861 #78 boy name
1992 5,048 11 5,037 #74 boy name
1993 5,798 17 5,781 #66 boy name
1994 6,170 12 6,158 #60 boy name
1995 6,665 12 6,653 #54 boy name
1996 7,562 17 7,545 #48 boy name
1997 7,782 11 7,771 #47 boy name
1998 9,050 23 9,027 #42 boy name
1999 9,299 22 9,277 #41 boy name
2000 9,881 19 9,862 #38 boy name
2001 11,198 27 11,171 #37 boy name
2002 11,674 19 11,655 #35 boy name
2003 11,660 23 11,637 #34 boy name
2004 11,355 60 11,295 #33 boy name
2005 10,912 25 10,887 #35 boy name
2006 10,999 10 10,989 #34 boy name
2007 10,948 10 10,938 #36 boy name
2008 10,573 10 10,563 #34 boy name
2009 10,996 13 10,983 #31 boy name
2010 10,480 18 10,462 #33 boy name
2011 10,025 9 10,016 #32 boy name
2012 9,958 15 9,943 #32 boy name
2013 9,586 16 9,570 #32 boy name
2014 9,201 14 9,187 #35 boy name
2015 8,738 11 8,727 #37 boy name

Want to know about the popularity of the Caleb baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 262,057 babies born with the name Caleb in the United States. That's more than enough Calebs to occupy the territory of New Caledonia (France) with an estimated population of 259,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 27 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Caleb" was in 2002 with a total of 11,655 babies. (That's a lot of baby Calebs)

According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Caleb" ranks #85 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 11 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of 6,170 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Caleb" mean? The list below shows the origins of Caleb as well as things modernly associated with the name Caleb such as celebrities named Caleb.

Origin and Meaning of Caleb

The name "Caleb" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Whole Hearted". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Casey Affleck

Casey was born in 1975 as Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt in Falmouth, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Caleb Landry Jones

Caleb Landry Jones is an actor and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 2 to present. Caleb was born in 1989 in Garland, Texas, U.S.

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Caleb Ross

Caleb Ross is a film and television actorsinger song writer. with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1994 to present. Caleb was born in 1981 in Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Caleb

Caleb Brewster
Caleb Johnson
Caleb Joseph
Caleb Reynolds
Caleb Walker
Caleb Rivers
Caleb Followill
Caleb Leverett
Caleb Ruminer
Caleb Swanigan

Alternative Meanings

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

L is for life, that you live so well.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

B is for beauty, that comes from within.

Your name in reverse order is "Belac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lceba". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Caleb born Jan 23, 1931

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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