"most beautiful"

Callista Origin and Meaning

The name Callista is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "most beautiful".

Calista Flockhart spotlighted this lovely Greek name that has a long future in the English-speaking world. Kallista is another spelling; Calixta and Calixto are related.

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Callista Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Callista Popularity

Famous People Named Callista

  • Callista Louise GingrichU.S. ambassador; wife of politician Newt Gingrich
  • Callista ChapolaChimombo, former First Lady of Malawi as wife of President Bingu wa Mutharika
  • Callista Lorraine RoyAmerican nursing theorist

Callista in Pop Culture

  • "Callista" novel by John Henry Newman and its main character
  • Callista Lanartcharacter in the "Darkover" series by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • Callista Minga character in the "Star Wars Legends" series
  • Callista "Cally" Henderson Tyrol aka Callandracharacter in the "Battlestar Galactica" series
  • Callistacharacter in animated series "SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron"
  • Callistaa main character in video game "The Last Story"