Calista

Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name Calista

Calista

Cup or Most Beautiful 

From Late Latin name Calixta feminine form of Calixtus which is from Latin calix ‘cup’. The name is also connected to Greek kallista, meaning fairest, most beautiful

Meaning:

Cup or most beautiful 

Origin:

Latin and Greek

Gender:

For a girl

Popularity:

Not in the U.S. top 1,000 names

More about the name Calista

 

Variations & Similar Names

Calais, Calanthe, Calixta, Callidora, Calliope, Callista, Calytrx

Nicknames

Cali, Calla, Callie

Middle Names

Aurelia, Beatrice, Daphine, Elodie, Meadow

Famous Bearers

Calista Flockhart (American actress)

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