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Gender: F Pronunciation: kal-LAY Origin of Calais: French place-name

Undiscovered name of picturesque northern French port.

Famous People Named Calais

Calais Campbell, American NFL football player

Pop Culture References for the name Calais

Greek name for a greenish-blue precious stone, perhaps the turquoise or chrysolite. In Greek mythology Calais (male character) was one of the Argonauts; he and his twin Zetes were together known as the Boreads, being sons of Boreas (god of the north wind).