Calum Name Meaning & Origin

Calum

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.

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Related Names:

Callum, Colm, Columba

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Comments and insights on the name Calum: | Edit

basically my sunshine and the reason i live

^^^^whoever wrote that i love you and agree 100% <3

^whoever wrote both of them your my new best friends :)

Personal experiences with the name Calum: | Edit

My older brother's name is Calum but he goes by Cal. A lot of people tend to mispronounce his name as "Cale-um" as in Caleb. My parents liked the name Cal but didn't like Calvin so my mom found this name in a book she was reading and like it so they used it.

Nicknames for Calum: | Edit

Cal
Calvin the target guy
Salum
Cool Guy Cal
C Dizzle Swizzle

Meanings and history of the name Calum: | Edit

"Dove" or "Messenger of peace"

Famous real-life people named Calum: | Edit

Calum Hood is an Australian bassist and singer from the band 5 Seconds of Summer
Calum Waldegrave is an Australian guitarist for the band Vices
Calum Chambers, English professional footballer, plays as a defender for Arsenal FC
( aka the pengest man you'll ever see in ur entire life )
Calum Von Moger is a professional body builder and actor who portrays Arnold Schwarzenegger

Calum in song, story & screen: | Edit

Calum Buchanan from All Creatures Great and Small (book and t.v. series). He was a Scottish vet with a love of wildlife.

"Onece a pon a time, there was a turtle how lived in side a big big cave and had no family. It had a hard shell, it was my turtle. In the cave it had a dark cave too. It was too dark you coldent see becase the turtle was too small it was smalla then a bug. The turtle lade an egg. Today or tomorrow it had a bom on it and it blowd up. The end.
~ A Story By Calum T Hood

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