What does Calandra mean?
Calandra [ca-lan-dra] as a girls' name is pronounced ka-LAHN-drah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Calandra is "lovely one". From "kalos andros". Also possibly means "lark". Calinda and Calynda are contemporary variants or blends with Linda.
(female) Celandra, Collandra, ..
(male) Caland, Calanden, ..
How popular is Calandra?
Calandra is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3337 out of 4276, Top 78%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#15903 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name history of Calandra for girls. Calandra was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #1378 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Calandra listed in the Top 2000 are Callie (#196 the previous year), Linda (#670), Cally and Calli. Usage of these relations of Calandra was common 8 decades ago (adoption of 5.1%) and is now significantly lower (adoption 0.13%, ▼97%). Linda has been the most popular choice, though Callie is currently higher in the list, while Linda is no longer trendy.
Recommended names are Alandra, Calantha, Calanthe, Calida, Calina, Callida, Callidora, Canada, Canda, Candra, Caranda, Carlana, Casandra▼, Casandri, Casaundr (see Cassandra), Casoundra (see Cassandra), Cassandra▼, Cassandre, Cassandrea, Cassandry, Cassanndra (see Cassandra), Cassundra, Celandine, Celinda, Celinde, Chanda▼, Chandara, Chantra, Chaundra, Cleantha, Cyndra, Daianira, Dalanna, Dayanira, Deeandra, Diandra, Dyandra, Jolanda, Kalana, Kalinda, Kalynda, Kandra, Kasandera, Kasandra▼, Kasandria, Kasondra, Keandra, Lakendra, Landra, Lasandra, Lawanda▼, Leandra, Leiandra, Lexandra, Lisandra, Lizandra, Lysandra, Malynda, Maranda▼, Nolanda, Paladia, Pandra, Rolanda, Sandra▼, Sanndra, Sauhndra, Saundra▼, Talanna, Tiandra, Xandra, Yalonda, Yolanda▼, Yulanda, Zahndra and Zandra. These names tend to be less commonly used than Calandra.See names in meaning and etymology.