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Gender: F Pronunciation: ka-LYE-oh-pee Meaning of Calliope: "beautiful voice" Origin of Calliope: Greek mythology name

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Calliope is the name of the muse of epic poetry -- and also the musical instrument on the merry-go-round. Bold and creative, it would not be the easiest name for a girl lacking such qualities.

Famous People Named Calliope

Calliope "Callie" Thorne, American actress
Harlow Olivia Calliope Jane (b. 2003), daughter of Patricia Arquette and Thomas Jane

Pop Culture References for the Name Calliope

Dr. Calliope Iphigenia "Callie" Torres, character on US drama Grey's Anatomy
Calliope/Callie/Cal Stephanides, narrator of the Jeffrey Eugenides novel Middlesex
Calliope from Scrambled Eggs at Midnight (2006) by Brad Barkley and Heather Hepler
Calliope, a main character in Aimee Carter's novel Goddess Test
The Calliope projects, a large housing project in New Orleans, Louisiana
In Greece, "Popi" is the most common nickname for Kalliopi
Calliope, a character in the webcomic Homestuck
Calliope- in the Burn Journals she portrays a hippie girl with an overpowering drug addiction
Calliope - One of the ugly step-sisters in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella
Calliope - a character in the 1994 novel Coyote Blue

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