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Gender: Female Meaning of Callisto: "most beautiful" Origin of Callisto: Greek mythology

Callisto Origin and Meaning

The name Callisto is a girl's name meaning "most beautiful".

Best known as one of the moons of Jupiter, Callisto was a nymph turned into a bear by Hera after Zeus seduced her.

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RoddyThlayli Says:

2015-08-31T00:01:22

In Greek mythology, Callisto was a lover of Zeus who Hera turned into a bear. Zeus made her into a constellation.

Zoey_Artemisia Says:

2014-11-09T04:32:50

I really like this name with the cute nickname Callie

Guest Says:

2014-11-08T07:51:00

Does this name end with a short vowel 'o' or a long vowel, like too? I prefer the short vowel but idk which ones correct.

Sorceress Says:

2014-02-13T16:14:35

Lovely name. Though Kallista sounds prettier, I prefer 'original' spelling.