All About The Name Calista

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

The girl’s name Calista (cah-LISS-tah) 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”.


Meaning: Fairest, most beautiful


Gender: Girl

Current Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 names

Middle Name Possibilities: Beatrice


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