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Gender: M Origin of Cal: Diminutive of Calvin

A homey sitting-by-the fire-type nickname name.

Famous People Named Cal

Calvin Edwin "Cal" Ripken Jr., American baseball player
Calvin Edwin "Cal" Ripken Sr., American baseball player
Robert Calvin "Cal" Hubbard, American NFL player and baseball umpire
Cal Smith (born Calvin Grant Shofner), American country music singer
John Calvin "Cal" Thomas, American columnist and pundit
Calvin Coolidge "Cal" Worthington, American car dealer famous for his commercials
Calvin M. "Cal" Dooley, U.S. Congressman from California
Callen Radcliffe "Cal" Tjader Jr., American jazz musician
Callahan "Cal" O'Reilly, Canadian ice hockey player
Silent Cal, nickname for U.S. President Calvin Coolidge
Callum Airey, YouTube personality known as Calfreezy
^v not the same person, although they do live together
Callum McGinley, YouTube personality known as Callux

Pop Culture References for the name Cal

Cal Lightman, main character on TV's "Lie to Me"
Caledon "Cal" Hockley, character in movie "Titanic"
Judge Cal, character in Judge Dredd comics
"Cal," 1984 Irish movie and novel by Bernard MacLaverty
"Cal," short story about a robot by Isaac Asimov
Cal Morrison, character in TV's "Orphan Black"
Calvin "Cal" Zabo/Johnson, character in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Caleb 'Cal' Trask, character in John Steinbeck's 'East of Eden'
Tiberias Calore "Cal," character from novel Red Queen
Cal Weaver, main character in film "Crazy, Stupid, Love"