The name Calla is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "beautiful". Calla and is often added to lists like Gorgeous Flower Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".
From the experts:
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.
Lists containing Calla:
- Names That Mean Beautiful
- Gorgeous Flower Names for Babies
- Cool Girl Names From Around the World
- Unique Baby Names for Girls and Boys
- Nature Names for Babies
- Stylish L Baby Names
- Unique Baby Girl Names