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

Callista Origin and Meaning

The name Callista is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "most beautiful".

Calista Flockhart spotlighted this lovely Greek name that has a long future in the English-speaking world. Kallista is another spelling; Calixta and Calixto are related.

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Daiseymae Says:


My Calista just turned 18!

beachbear Says:


Another name forever reminding me of The Sims 2. Calista Despret the nanny, anyone?

headintheclouds Says:


I'm always surprised that Callista isn't more popular, especially with the popularity of Cassandra, elaborate a- ending girl names and the accessible nickname Callie. It sounds very bright and lively and fresh. I'd always imagined a Callista to be a very put-together, has everything going for her type of smart, intelligent woman. Callie or Lissy are adorable nicknames that help me picture this on younger ages too.

pharlie Says:


I want to name daughter #3 this, but hubby can't get over Callista Flockhart.

Essa Says:


To me this name really sounds like a skin condition, possibly due to it sounding like a combination of callus and blister. Callie cute though!

pinkdaisy Says:


My two-year-old daughter is a Callista. :) I absolutely love her name and everyone else seems to as well. It's unique and special, yet not "made up". And it has a cute nickname -- we often call her Callie.

Alicia1 Says:


Seriously love this name and it's totally under the radar! The meaning is very special. I have never met someone with this name, very original.