Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Devoted To God
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
(Or View Caleb Girl)

In 2017 the name Caleb...

• was given to 7,084 baby boys
• was the 50th most popular name for baby boys
• was 35% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Rhode Island, Deleware, and Maryland
• was least popular in Nebraska, Idaho, and Arkansas
• was about as popular as Charles and Josiah
Babies Named Caleb Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Caleb...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2002
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1954
• is 22032% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 39% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Keaton, Bryce, Davis, Abigail, Jade, Hana
• has the most opposite popularity history to Michael, Phillip, Bradford, Antoinette, Jeanetta, Leslee
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Caleb Per State
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Geographically the name Caleb...

• 19% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Logan, Brayden, Lucas, Mackenzie, Riley, Charlotte
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Cash, Kasen, Jett, Aleah, Jessica, Baylee
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Caleb by the Baby Name Institute

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• What are the chances a kid named Caleb will be the only kid named Caleb in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Caleb compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Caleb rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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