Kal - boys name

Kal name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 56%

Kal name meaning:

The name "Kal" is of various origins and can have different meanings depending on the cultural context. In Sanskrit, "Kal" means "time" or "eternity", symbolizing the endless cycle of birth, death, and rebirth. In Hindi, it can mean "black" or "dark" as well as "art" or "creativity".

In Hebrew, "Kal" is a shortened form of the name "Kalman" which means "strong" or "mighty". This name is often associated with individuals who possess great strength of character and determination. In Arabic, "Kal" is a variant of the name "Khalil" which means "friend" or "companion", signifying a person who is friendly, loyal, and supportive.

Overall, the name "Kal" carries a sense of depth, timelessness, and strength across different cultures. It can represent concepts like eternity, creativity, or friendship depending on the cultural background.

Origin: Finnish


Related names

Kal , Kaleela, Kaleem , Kaleema

Other boys names beginning with K


Overall UK ranking: 2125 out of 4789

10 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Kal

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Kal from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Kal in 2024