Name Origin: Hebrew
Name Gender: Male
masc. appropriate title, into the Bible, one of many 12 males delivered by Moses to reconnoiter Canaan, from Hebrew Kalebh, virtually "dog-like," from kelebh "dog."
See Caleb Cushing, History and Present State of the Town of Newburyport (Newburyport, 1826); Joshua Coffin, History of Newbury, Newburyport, and West Newbury, 1635-1845 (Boston, 1845); Mrs E.