Calista Name Meaning, Origin, Popularity, and More

An exotic and uncommon name that certainly lives up to its meaning

 

The girl’s name Calista comes from the late Latin name Calixta which is a feminine form of Calixtus from Latin calix meaning: “cup”. Calista is also connected to Greek kallista, meaning: “fairest, most beautiful”.

 

How to say it: cah-LISS-tah

 

  • Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 in 2018
  • Nickname for Calista: “Calli”
  • Middle name for Calista: Beatrice

 

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