As soon as you find out you’re going to have a baby, your mind leaps into overdrive.
Suddenly, you have so many things to figure out — not the least of which is what to name your baby!
A name plays a critical role in a person’s life, considerably influencing how others see him. A person’s name also creates a big part of how someone sees himself.
That’s why people are so willing to devote so much time to find the best first name for their kids.
However, if you spend all of your time on Google looking for the perfect first name for your baby, you’ll likely run out of steam when it comes to finding a great middle name.
That’s why I’ve been putting together my middle name list series. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your son!
Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a boy named Caleb.
I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources, then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.
Hope it helps!
Middle name ideas for a boy named Caleb
Let’s hop right into the list!
Most of these ideas come from real parents – even real parents of real Calebs! I’ve also thrown in a few ideas of my own to get your creative momentum going.
My favorite middle names for Caleb are Caleb James and Caleb Jaxon.
I like how these “J” names blend together so well with the name Caleb, plus it gives you the nickname option of CJ. There are so many choices, though, so you should pick the ones that sound the best to you!
Meaning of the name Caleb
According to BabyCenter, Caleb is a name of Hebrew origin, meaning “dog,” which symbolizes devotion to God.
The name also pops up as a girl’s name, although very rarely.
The name Caleb came in at number 55 on the popularity list for boy’s names of 2021, moving down only two places since 2020. In comparison, on a list of girl’s names, it rests at 10,462.
Some famous Calebs are actors Caleb Reginald McLaughlin and Caleb Landry Jones.
If you didn’t find what you were looking for, try this:
Go to discussion forums like Nameberry or Babycenter. There, you can browse tons of old threads filled with middle name ideas for Caleb. Or start a new thread to generate fresh suggestions!
Finally, it’s never too early to start looking at daycares and preschools! Here are some to evaluate:
Hope this helps!