First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Calihan

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Alt. Meaning

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

I is for important, the search for all parts of life that are

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Notable Persons With the Last Name Calihan

Bob was born on August 2nd, 1918. He breathed his last breath on September 22nd, 1989.


Will Calihan was a baseball player. Will was born in 1869 in Oswego, New York. He died on December 20th, 1917.


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Popularity of Calihan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Calihan U.S.
  White 95.27% 64.26%
  African American 4.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Calihan

People with the last name Calihan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Calihan

  • How Popular is the name Calihan? As a last name Calihan was the 105,600th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Calihan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Calihan is Tuesday, November 14th, 1899.
  • How unique is the name Calihan? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Calihan. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Calihan: Your name in reverse order is Nahilac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nciahla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Calihan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 169 people with the last name Calihan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Calihan? Calihan is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Calihans Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Calihan born Oct 5, 1962

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1875. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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