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  1. #1
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    Pronounce this name for me...

    I'm interested in the name Callan, for my little boy. I'd like to see how you would pronounce it at first glance. I wonder if it matches up with what I have in my head!
    Anyone know a male Callan? Thanks for your help.

  2. #3
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    KA-lehn

    A as in Apple.
    I'm not feeling incredibly profound at the moment. Check back later.

  3. #5
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    Cal-ehn (like the start of the way I say Calvin, Calhoun, etc.).

    I have a close (female, oddly) friend with this name, and I've never heard anyone say it differently. We live in the US.
    Lillian Elizabeth 6.16.13

  4. #7
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    Ca-lehn. It's quite popular were I live with spelling variations like Cailean (Scottish Gaelic for Colin), Kallen, Callen and Calean.

  5. #9
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    I've always heard it as CAL-in. Sort of like Calvin without the "V". Plus, that's how Callen says it in NCIS: LA.
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