Name: Kaleb

Origin and Meaning of the Name Kaleb

  • Meaning:
    Dog; Heart
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Dog; Heart
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (KAY leb)
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Miscellaneous Info for Kaleb

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Although Caleb spelled with a "K" is often used in English speaking countries just as a simple change to spelling the name with the more traditional "C", Kaleb is a legitimate form of the Hebrew name Caleb. Kaleb is actually an Ethiopian cognate of Caleb, and is used there to refer to the person in the bible known as Cain, brother of Abel.

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