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Meaning and Origin of: Cal

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Lark; Calinda and Calynda are contemporary variants or blends with Linda
  • Hebrew : Faithful; dog; bold

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Spanish : topographic name for someone who lived by an area of limestone, from cal ‘lime(stone)’ (from Late Latin cals, Latin calx).
  • Spanish : variant of Calle.
  • Portuguese : reduced variant of Canal.
  • Polish (Ca{l-}) : nickname from an Old Polish variant of ca{l-}y ‘whole’, ‘entire’.

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