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Calla

Heart
Greek
"beautiful"

Calla Origin and Meaning

The name Calla is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "beautiful".
Calla is a lily name that is much more distinctive and delicate than Lily. Rarely heard today, it did appear in the popularity lists in the last decades of the nineteenth century.

Calla is the eponymous heroine of the Rebecca Wells novel The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder, and there's an English rock band called Her Name is Calla.

Actress Mare Winningham named her daughter Calla way back in 1987.

Sound-alike Cala is an Arabic name meaning fortress.
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Calla Popularity

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20 Names Similar to Calla

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Lists containing Calla

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Famous People Named Calla

  • Calla Vita UrbanskiAmerican pair ice skater
  • Calla CurmanSwedish writer and salonist
  • Calla Louise Mapel (b. 1987)daughter of actress Mare Winningham and William Mapel
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Calla in Pop Culture

  • Princess Callacharacter on animated series "Gummi Bears"
  • Calla Lily Pondercharacter in "The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder"
  • Calla Matthewscharacter on American soap "Guiding Light"
  • Calla Gaxtoncharacter in 1956 film "Pillars of the Sky"
  • Calla Mackiecharacter in "Rachel, Rachel" (1968)
  • Callacharacter in "The Summer of Firsts and Lasts"
  • Callacharacter from "The Raven Cycle" book series by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Calla Tormain character in the "Nightshade" series
  • "Her Name is Calla" English rock band
  • "Wolves of the Calla" Stephen King novel
  • Calla Lilya flower
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  • Calla Nomeolvidescharacter from "Wild Beauty" by Anna,Marie McLemore
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