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Gender: Female Meaning of Caledonia: "hard or rocky land" Origin of Caledonia: Latin place-name for Scotland

The name Caledonia is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "hard or rocky land". Caledonia and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

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

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Famous People Named Caledonia

Caledonia Rose Kay, daughter of sportscaster Michael Kay

Pop Culture References for the name Caledonia

Caledonia, Ontario, Canada
Caledonia County, Vermont USA
New Caledonia, Pacific island group, a territory of France
"Caledonia Mission," song by The Band
Masculine form: Caledon
British Caledonian Airways, defunct airline
"Caledonia" song by Louis Jordan (The first song to be described as "Rock and Roll")


irishdancer428 Says:


Pretty! I would use it as a middle. I love the song!

danirose01 Says:


Kinda pretty. Would call her Callie.

EvaThyssen Says:


Nice, unusual name.