Calais

Calais Meaning and Origin

Calais is a girl’s name of Greek origin, meaning changing color, winged. The name Calais has multiple origins and meanings. One common origin is from Greek mythology. Calais (pronounced “KAH-lay-is”) was the name of one of the Boreads, sons of Boreas (the North Wind) and Oreithyia, a princess of Athens. In Greek mythology, Calais and his twin brother Zetes were known for their swift flight and were said to have wings, making them Argonauts who accompanied Jason on his quest for the Golden Fleece. The name Calais is relatively rare in modern times. Calais is a name that exudes a sense of ancient Greek charm and mythology. With its origins deeply rooted in the heroic tales of the Boreads, Calais carries a rich and mythical legacy. The name’s association with winged flight and adventure can inspire a sense of freedom, determination, and bravery. 

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