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in 2010

Calin

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1960 5 0 5
1969 5 0 5
1980 5 0 5
1981 6 0 6
1982 5 0 5
1983 13 0 13
1984 6 0 6
1985 30 9 21
1986 25 10 15
1987 24 7 17
1988 32 7 25
1989 34 7 27
1990 20 0 20
1991 31 8 23
1992 29 8 21
1993 26 5 21
1994 40 12 28
1995 28 10 18
1996 32 12 20
1997 34 10 24
1998 42 9 33
1999 38 12 26
2000 31 7 24
2001 39 14 25
2002 34 5 29
2003 29 7 22
2004 33 10 23
2005 35 12 23
2006 43 7 36
2007 37 8 29
2008 29 0 29
2009 38 6 32
2010 47 10 37
2011 70 6 64
2012 47 0 47
2013 47 0 47
2014 46 5 41
2015 40 0 40

Fun Facts about the name Calin

  • How many people with the first name Calin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,155 babies born with the first name Calin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Calin to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Calin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Calin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Calin is Sunday, December 10th, 1922.
  • What year had the most people named Calin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Calin was in 2011 with a total of 64 babies.
  • Random Calin Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Calin is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Calin: Your name in reverse order is Nilac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Inalc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Calin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 321 people with the last name Calin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Calin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Calin as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Calin U.S.
  White 83.18% 64.26%
  African American 5.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.48% 16.26%

Of Last Name Calin

People with the last name Calin are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ca"lin
An alloy of lead and tin, of which the Chinese make tea canisters.

Etymology: F., fr. Malay kelany tin, or fr. Kala'a, a town in India, fr. which it came

French, from Malay word for "tin", or perhaps Kalaa, the city from which it came.

  1. An alloy of lead and tin.

calin was also found in the following language(s): Catalan and Mapudungun

Other Inspirations for the Name Calin

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What does the name Calin mean?

Cis for creative, ideas aplenty

Ais for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

Lis for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Iis for ideas, that you bring to life.

Nis for nurturing, the care you provide to all

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