Latin place-name for Scotland
"hard or rocky land"

Caledonia Origin and Meaning

The name Caledonia is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "hard or rocky land".

Caledonia is a rhythmic and alluring place name used by singer Shawn Colvin for her daughter. It would make an interesting and apt choice for a girl with Scottish ancestry.

Famous People Named Caledonia

  • Caledonia JeanMarie Erwin (b. 1998), daughter of singer Shawn Colvin and Mario Erwin
  • Caledonia Rose Kay (b. 2013)daughter of sportscaster Michael Kay

Caledonia in Pop Culture

  • CaledoniaOntario, Canada
  • Caledonia CountyVermont USA
  • New CaledoniaPacific island group, a territory of France
  • "Caledonia Mission" song by The Band
  • Masculine form: Caledon
  • British Caledonian Airwaysdefunct airline
  • "Caledonia" song by Louis Jordan (The first song to be described as "Rock and Roll")