COL-der, CALL-der
"rocky water"

Calder Origin and Meaning

The name Calder is a boy's name of English origin meaning "rocky water".

Artistic associations with the sculptor who invented the mobile make this one of the more creative surname choices.

# 671 on Nameberry

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Famous People Named Calder

  • Calder Allan William Reid (b. 2015)son of ice hockey players Meaghan Mikkelson and Scott Reid

Calder in Pop Culture

  • Calder Pillaya character in the Chasing Vermeer Series by Blue Balliet
  • Caulder Coopercharacter in Slammed by Coleen Hoover
  • Kaldur'ahmname used by Aqualad in the surface world in "Young Justice"
  • The Calder Cuptrophy awarded annually to the champions of the American Hockey League.
  • Calder Whitemain character in Lies Beneath by Anne Greenwood Brown