Meaning and Origin of Callum
The name Callum is one of the most popular male names to originate from Scotland. The name Callum is well known within the Christian community because the name means dove which is a symbol of gentleness, the Holy Spirit, and purity. There are a number of variations of the name; Calum, Calumn, Colum, or Calumn.
Callum is the 24th most popular baby boy’s name in Scotland in 2012 (Scottish Government Statistics). Also Callum is growing in popularity in America, since 2008 more Americans are starting to adopt the name.
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