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Callum Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Callum is of Irish , English and Scottish origin.

The meaning of Callum is "dove".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 729 in baby name popularity for boys with 325 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Callum Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Callum has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Callum to other names.


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Related Names

Callum is a variant spelling of Calum.

Other Tidbits

Callum falls into the bird name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Callum in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Callum.

Just for fun, see the name Callum in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.