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

Calanthe Origin and Meaning

The name Calanthe is a girl's name meaning "Christmas orchid".

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. Color Calantha one of the more unusual and exotic names for Christmas babies.

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cheesy-biscuit Says:

2018-08-26T16:05:26

I actually really like this.

EW314 Says:

2016-02-19T08:20:47

Well, I do love Calliope and Callista (and Evanthe, and Xanthe), and yes, I love Calanthe too.

It's a beautiful, soft-sounding, very unusual name which lends itself to adorable nickname Callie. Plus, because of its meaning it would be a sweet, subtle choice for a Christmas baby.