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Origin and Meaning of Calle

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  • A user from Illinois, United States says the name Calle is of Unknown origin and means "Heart of gold".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Calle
A kind of head covering; a caul.

Etymology: See Caul

Notable Persons Named Calle

Calle Järnkrok is a hockey player for the Nashville Predators in the National Hockey League. He was most prominent from 2009 to present. Calle was born on September 25th, 1991 in Gävle.


Calle Rosén is a hockey player for the Frölunda HC in the Swedish Hockey League. His ongoing career started in 2012. Calle was born on February 2nd, 1994 in Växjö.


Calle was born on March 17th, 1989 in Sågmyra, Sweden.


Calle Johansson is a hockey player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1983 to 2004. Calle was born on February 14th, 1967 in Gothenburg.


Calle Schlettwein is a Minister of Finance, Minister of Trade, Industry, and Deputy Minister of Finance.


Calle Andersson is a hockey player for the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League. He was most prominent from 2012 to present. Calle was born on May 16th, 1994 in Malmö.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Calle

Sophia Calle is an artist in the fields of conceptual art and installation art. Sophia was born on October 9th, 1953 in Paris.


Dr. Ed Calle is a jazz musician. He plays Saxophone and Clarinet. Dr. was given the name Eduardo J. Calle in Caracas.


María was born on October 3rd, 1968 in Medellín.


Paul Calle was a in the fields of space art, sketch (drawing), and postage stamp. Paul was born on March 3rd, 1928 in Manhattan. He passed away on December 30th, 2010.


Andrés García Calle is a military person. His military service ended in 1939.


She holds the title Miss Guatemala 2011 and Miss Guatemala2011. Laura was given the name Laura Beatriz Godoy Calle on July 6th, 1988 in Guatemala City.


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Popularity of Calle as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Calle U.S.
  White 12.22% 64.26%
  African American 0.43% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 86.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Calle

People with the last name Calle are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Calle

  • How Popular is the name Calle? Calle is the 25,710th most popular name of all time. As a last name Calle was the 6,649th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Calle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 218 babies born with the first name Calle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Calle to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Calle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Calle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Calle is Saturday, March 22nd, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Calle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Calle was in 1998 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Calle: Your name in reverse order is Ellac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eclal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Calle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,091 people with the last name Calle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Calle? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Calle as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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