Meaning and Origin of: Cale

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Faithful; dog; bold

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • French (Calé) and English : from Old French calé, adjectival derivative of cale ‘close-fitting cap’, hence a nickname for someone who wore such a cap.
  • Southern Italian (Calè) : variant of Calia.
  • Dutch : variant spelling of Kale.
  • Americanized spelling of German Kehl.