Kaleb

Kaleb - A very unique male name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kaleb, meaning devotion to God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1975 on position #2064. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kaleb and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kaleb? 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 Kaleb. The baby boy name Kaleb was given to 2,973 baby boys in 2012, ranking #125 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 552 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kaleb peaked in popularity 10 years ago in 2009 on position 108.



Famous with this name

Kaleb McKenna
Kaleb Mailey
Kaleb Lechowski


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Kaleb is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kaleb is currently topping the baby name charts in Wyoming at position #62 - and is the least popular in Utah at position #237.

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 Kaleb is where you live.


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Kaleb origin and meaning

Kaleb is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means devotion to God. To see famous people named Kaleb, pop culture references for the name Kaleb and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kaleb

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

Kolby / Kelby / Khalif / Kayleb / Kalob / Kalib / Kolbe / Khaleb / Kalub / Kalif /

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
2012125
2011116
2010116
2009108
2008115
2007113
2006115
2005121
2004119
2003118
2002111
2001116
2000142
1999158
1998156
1997185
1996187
1995206
1994219
1993236
1992280
1991261
1990303
1989346
1988444
1987481
1986630
1985632
1984731
1983672
1982699
1981789
1980830
1979918
19781125
19771102
19761360
19752064

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wyoming62
Mississippi64
Alabama75
Louisiana80
Montana82
Georgia90
Hawaii90
South Carolina96
Kentucky97
Arkansas99
Maryland99
North Carolina100
Vermont100
Florida100
Virginia103
South Dakota104
Tennessee109
Indiana112
Missouri112
West Virginia114
Oklahoma114
Delaware116
Iowa121
Rhode Island122
Texas128
Idaho136
Nebraska139
Nevada139
Michigan139
Oregon140
Connecticut141
Colorado143
New Hampshire145
District of Columbia150
Ohio151
Illinois152
Washington155
Wisconsin157
Kansas157
Arizona158
Massachusetts161
Maine163
New Mexico166
Pennsylvania186
Minnesota187
California191
New York193
Alaska225
New Jersey231
Utah237

Even more about Kaleb


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 Kaleb 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 Kaleb?

2 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
2009
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Kaleb
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 552
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1975
2012 births +2,973

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