Gender: Male Pronunciation: cah-LEEKS-toe Meaning of Calixto: "beautiful" Origin of Calixto: Greek

Calixto Origin and Meaning

The name Calixto is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "beautiful".

Calixto is known in Spain as the name of three popes, one of whom was the martyr, Callixtus I, regarded as a saint. Calixto has a lot of energy and futuristic spirit, thanks in part to the attention-grabbing 'x.' He is the main character in the Spanish classic, Fernando de Rojas's Tragicomedy of Calixto and Melibea.

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Pop Culture References for the name Calixto

Kalixto, Calesto, Calexto, Cal, Cali, Calistaro, Caliste, Calisto, Calistu, Calix, Calixte, Calliste, Callixte, Callixto

Calixto's International Variations

Calixte (French)


AllieCat718 Says:


I love how it looks and sounds, but I'm not sure if it would be pronounced correctly...

katinka Says:


Beautiful name!