Gender: Male Pronunciation: CAL-a-han Meaning of Callaghan: "lover of churches" Origin of Callaghan: Irish

The name Callaghan is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "lover of churches". Callaghan and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Love and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF (12)".

From the experts:

A classic Irish "top-o'-the-mornin' surname with a lot of rhythm and pizzazz.

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Khyrzton Says:


Picked it as a middle name as its a family surname. Great option for Cal nn