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Gender: Female Pronunciation: cuh-LAN-thee Meaning of Calanthe: "Christmas orchid" Origin of Calanthe: botanical name

The name Calanthe is a girl's name meaning "Christmas orchid". Calanthe and is often added to lists like Flower Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Elimination Game".

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If you love Calliope and Callista, you'll love Calanthe, which combines the trendiness of the Greek 'cal' names with the equally fashionable "the" ending (like Xanthe and Evanthe) and a connection to the beautiful Christmas Orchid.

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Pop Culture References for the name Calanthe

Calanthe, genus of orchid
Queen Calanthe, character in The Witcher series of short stories and novels by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski