English word name
"cotton cloth imported from India; a blotched or spotted animal"

Calico Origin and Meaning

The name Calico is a girl's name of English origin meaning "cotton cloth imported from India; a blotched or spotted animal".

A word name with fashionable o-ending that has associations with both the homespun fabric and the mottled cat. Alice Cooper named his daughter Calico decades ago.

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Famous People Named Calico

  • Calico Cooper (b. 1981)American actress; daughter of singer Alice Cooper
  • "Calico Jack" RackhamEnglish pirate (his nickname came from the calico clothing he wore)
  • Tyrone Bernard CalicoAmerican NFL football player

Calico in Pop Culture

  • Calicoone of the cats from movie "Cats & Dogs"
  • "Calico Joe" Castlemain character in "Calico Joe" by John Grisham
  • A type of printed cotton. It derives from the Indian city of Calicuta major port in the past for the export of Indian goods.