Callum Name Meaning & Origin

Callum

Pronunciation: KA-luhm (key)

Origin of the name Callum:

Borrowed from the Scottish, Calum is a Gaelic form of the Latin Columba (dove). Var: Callum, Kallum. Short: Cal, Kal.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Calum, Colm, Columba

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Nicknames for Callum

Cal, Cay Cay, Call, Col, Coll, Calm

Meanings and history of the name Callum

Scottish form of Columba. Late Latin name meaning "dove".

Famous real-life people named Callum

Callum Blue - Actor, Dead Like Me
Callum Keith Rennie
Callum Lyon MacLachlan (b. 2006), son of American actor Kyle MacLachlan

Callum in song, story & screen

Callum Hunt is the main character in Magesterium book 1, The Iron Trial by Cassandra Clare and Holly Black.

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