First name origin & meaning:
Irish: Victorious people
First name variations: Cailean, Cailin, Caelen, Calan, Caelan
Last name origins & meanings:
- English (of Norman origin): habitational name from places in
Eure and Seine-Maritime, France, called Cailly, from a Romano-Gallic
personal name Callius + the locative suffix -acum.
- English: habitational name from a minor place called Caley in the
parish of Winwick, Lancashire, named with Old English cā
‘jackdaw’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.
- Irish: reduced and altered form of McCauley.
- Manx: variant of
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