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Gender: M Meaning of Callan: "battle, rock" Origin of Callan: Gaelic Callan's Popularity in 2016: #730

The name Callan is a boy's name meaning "battle, rock". Callan is ranked #730 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like New Baby Names on the Rise and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".

From the experts:

This name is also a variation of Cailean, which is not in the Top 1000. Callan came in at Number 730 in 2016, and could rise -- it has many benchmarks of popular names for boys right now. It's a Top 100 name in Scotland.

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Famous People Named Callan

Callan Francis Mulvey, New Zealand-Australian actor
Callan McAuliffe, Australian actor
Callan Ward, Australian rules footballer
Barbara Biffinger Pfeiffer "Callan" Pinckney, American female fitness guru; inventor of Callanetics

Pop Culture References for the name Callan

"Callan," British TV series about secret agent David Callan