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

The name Calais is a girl's name of French origin. Calais and is often added to lists like Cool Girls' Names—Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

Undiscovered name of picturesque northern French port.

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Famous People Named Calais

Calais Campbell, American NFL football player

Pop Culture References for the name Calais

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