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Boy Name: Kaleb

Name: Kaleb
Pronunciation: \k(a)-leb\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: dog; tenacious, aggressive
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Kayleb, Kaylob, Cayleb
Variant forms: Caleb


Kaleb \k(a)-leb\ as a boy's name is pronounced KAY-leb. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Kaleb is "dog; tenacious and aggressive". Biblical name. Caleb is the anglicized version.

Kaleb has 1 variant form: Caleb.

Baby names that sound like Kaleb are Kayleb, Kaylob and Cayleb.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kaleb.


Kaleb is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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