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Calista

All About the Name Calista

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

Gender: Girl
Meaning: Fairest, most beautiful
Origin: LatinGreek
Current Popularity: Not in the top 1,000 names

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More about the name Calista:

Calista (cah-LISS-tah) is a girl’s name of Greek and Latin origin meaning: “fairest, most beautiful, chalice”. The Late Latin origin of Calista comes from the name Calixta which is a feminine form of Calixtus from Latin calix meaning: “chalice”. Calista is also connected to Greek kallista, meaning: “fairest, most beautiful”. According to Greek mythology, Callisto or Kallisto was the name of a huntress in the myth of Callisto who was loved by Zeus. The name Callisto became Callista due to the Latin feminization of the name.

Middle Name Possibilities:

BeatriceReagan, Delphine, Wren, Noelle

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