Cale

Cale - A very unique male name



  Dec 02,2021      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Cale appeared on the charts for the first time in 1969 on position #1530. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Cale and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Cale? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Cale. The baby boy name Cale was given to 174 baby boys in 2012, ranking #911 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 9,431 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Cale peaked in popularity 37 years ago in 1984 on position 593.



Famous with this name

Paula Cale
Cale Boyter
Cale Schultz


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Cale is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Cale is currently topping the baby name charts in Iowa at position #263 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,875.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Cale is where you live.


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Cale origin and meaning

Cale is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Cale, pop culture references for the name Cale and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Cale

We've found the following names that sound similar to Cale, sorted by popularity.

Cole / Cecil / Clay / Cleo / Cael / Cecilio / Cal / Cyle / Cheskel / Colie /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012911
2011848
2010683
2009667
2008624
2007712
2006749
2005751
2004772
2003770
2002737
2001839
2000847
1999943
1998867
19971032
1996916
19951010
1994933
1993976
1992873
1991852
19901065
1989975
1988890
1987749
1986721
1985659
1984593
1983797
19821067
19811144
1980999
1979985
1978963
1977869
19761462
19751257
19741458
19731808
19721798
19711127
19701136
19691530

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Iowa263
Oklahoma384
Missouri396
Minnesota465
Kansas471
Alabama545
Wisconsin593
Indiana629
Arizona737
Washington746
Illinois821
Texas845
Georgia878
Tennessee887
Florida919
Ohio1066
North Carolina1106
California1875

Even more about Cale


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Cale a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Cale?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1984
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Cale
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 9,431
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1969
2012 births +174

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