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Gender: F Meaning of Calypso: "she who hides" Origin of Calypso: Greek

This hyper-rhythmic name has two evocative references. In Greek mythology, she was an island nymph, a daughter of Atlas, who delayed Odysseus from returning home. It is also a genre of West Indian music, originating in Trinidad and Tobago and largely popularized in the States by Harry Belafonte.

Calypso was the name of Jacques-Yves Cousteau's research ship--and would make a highly dramatic, musical choice.

Famous People Named Calypso

Charlotte di Calypso, real name Charlotte Beillard (b. 1990), French model

Pop Culture References for the name Calypso

Calypso, daughter of Atlas in Greek mythology
Calypso Kelly, main character of The Calypso Chronicles by Tyne O'Connell
Calypso, character (nymph) in Homer's The Odyssey
Jacques Cousteau's famous research ship, Calypso
Calypso St. Barth, luxury lifestyle brand
Calypso, character from Pirates of The Caribbean - At World's End
Calypso, character in Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan
Calypso is the creator of the Twisted Metal contest. (Twisted Metal Games)
Calypso, character in Toad Patrol
Calypso Jimenez, a character in the Spellcaster's Cataclysm Series

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