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Gender: Female Meaning of Calixta: "most beautiful" Origin of Calixta: Greek

The name Calixta is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "most beautiful". Calixta and is often added to lists like Literary Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven / Hell / Purgatory Girls".

From the experts:

Calista Flockhart may have made her variation of this beautiful Greek name familiar to modern Americans, but the even-edgier x version was the name of an earlier feminist heroine: a character in Kate Chopin's The Storm.

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Famous People Named Calixta

Calixta Agnes Adelaide Irmgard Helene Caroline Elise Emma of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Princess Waldemar of Prussia
Calixthe Beyala, Cameroonian novelist
Calixte Paquet "Calixa" dit Lavallée, French-Canadian-American male composer who wrote "O Canada"

Pop Culture References for the name Calixta

Calixta, character in Kate Chopin's short story "The Storm"
Calixta, character in American telenovela "Una Maid en Manhattan"
Calixta Popoca, character in Mexican telenovela "Maria la del Barrio"