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

The name Callisto is a girl's name meaning "most beautiful". Callisto and is often added to lists like Space Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

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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Comments

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.