First name origins & meanings:

  1. Irish: Sporty
  2. Hawaiian: Strong and manly

First name variations: Cala, Calesta, Calissa, Calisto, Calla, Callia, Callesta, Callista, Calliste, Callysta, Calyssa, Calysta, Kala, Kalista, Kalla, Kallesta, Kalli, Kallie, Kallista, Kally, Kallysta, Celeste, Celestine, Calista, Kaili, Kailie, Kaylee, Kaylei, Kailey, Kahlea, Kahleah, Kailea, Kaileah, Kallea, Kalleah, Kaylea, Kayleagh, Khalea, Khaleah, Kahlei, Kailei, Kallei, Kaylei, Khalei, Kalay, Kalaye, Kalleigh, Kali, Kalidas, Cailey, Cailie, Caylie, Kailey, Kaililah, Kalie, Kalilah, Kaly, Kay, Kaykay, Kaylee, Kayllie, Kyle, Kylila, Kylilah, Kalila, Kalin, Kalindi, Kalynda, Kalyndi, Kalinda, Caylisa, Kalisha, Kaylssa, Kaylisa, Kaykay, Kalisa, Cala, Calesta, Calista, Callie, Callista, Cally, Kala, Kalista, Kalli, Kallie, Kally, Kallysta, Kalysta, Kallista, Calynn, Calynne, Kaelyn, Kaelynn, Kalinn, Kallyn, Kalyn, Cahil, Kahlil, Khaleel, Khalil, Kahil, Kailyn, Kalin, Kailen, Kaylen, Kailin, Kalb, Kail, Kayle, Kaylee, Kayley, Kaylie, Kalolo, Karolo, Caleb, Kahlil, Khalil, Khaleel, Kaul

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Dutch: nickname from kaal ‘bald’.
  2. English: habitational name from the villages of East and West Keal in Lincolnshire, which are named from Old Norse kjǫlr ‘ridge’.
  3. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Köhl (see Kohl).
  4. Indian (Maharashtra); pronounced as two syllables: Hindu descriptive nickname from Sanskrit kāla ‘black’, found among Brahmans, Marathas, and other communities. The Konkanasth Brahmans have a clan called Kale.
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