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  1. #1

    Refreshing choice of a facebook friend

    My facebook friend that I knew from a long while back just posted her baby's name - Calliope Jean nn Callie! I've heard Callie but I've only ever heard name-nerds talk about the name Calliope (and only hypothetically), so it was refreshing to see. I'm pretty sure Jean is after a family member of hers. What do you guys think? (And as a side note, what's your favorite full name for Callie? I like Calista and Calypso the best but Calliope and Caroline are good too!)
    Felicity ~ Calista ~ Claudia ~ Beatrice "Betty" ~ Carlotta ~ Millie ~ Cora ~ Audrey ~ Violet

    Calvin ~ Jude ~ Miles ~ Oliver ~ Roscoe ~ Benjamin ~ Leo ~ Adrian ~ Isaac ~ Colin

    Please rate my namelist! http://www.babynames.com/namelist/9831814

  2. #3
    Calliope is lovely and I agree that it's a refreshing choice. It's a name my husband especially likes. I think Calliope has been boosted by the character of Calliope Iphegenia "Callie" Torres (who could also go by Callie Jean ) on "Grey's Anatomy", though.

  3. #5
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    Love love love! I adore Calliope and the middle goes nicely.

  4. #7
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    I always love that name.. it's on my personal list. And to answer your question, I'm torn. I think I love all Callie longer version. Calliope and Callista are both I consider for future daughter, but I love Calypso too.
    Cynthia/Luna
    twenty-something name nerd. infj

    Seraphina Juliette Liv. Evangeline Laetitia Odette. Catalina Ariadne. Valentina Bellatrix Yvaine
    Violetta Catherine Lenore. Isabelle Faustina Clare. Valencia Lyra Amoret. Rosalind Belphoebe
    Clementine Audrey Rowena. Annabelle Helena Lúthien. Vanessa Rose Aphrodite


    Peregrine Lysander Dante. Gavriel Alexander Callum. James Luca Auberon. Caspian Frederic Levi
    Perseus Arthur Flynn. Cassius Jason Ambrose. Damien Alexei Orion


  5. #9
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    Nice! Congratulations to you friend.

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