Gender: Male Meaning of Caledon: "hard or rocky land" Origin of Caledon: Irish place-name from Caledonia

The name Caledon is a boy's name of Irish, Latin origin meaning "hard or rocky land". Caledon and is often added to lists like Mineral & Metal Baby Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Royal Generation Game".

From the experts:

Caledon, the name of the arrogant Billy Zane character in "Titanic," is an Irish place-name related to Caledonia, the Latin word for Scotland thought to be derived from the ancient Celtic word for "hard." Cal is a wonderful nickname, and Caledon an inventive way to get there.

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KRC Says:


I would never use it myself, and the Titanic character by this name is not an ideal connection, but it just sounds so nice!

Haids1987 Says:


I didn't make the Titanic connection when I saw this name initially, but it's attractive on paper and rolls off the tongue. I quite like it!