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pinWhat 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.


Calandra has 12 variants: Cal, Calandre, Calandria, Calendre, Calinda, Callee, Calley, Calli, Callie, Cally, Calynda and Kalandra.

Calandra has 18 more alternative forms via Linda: Lin, Lindalee, Lindee, Lindey, Lindi, Lindie, Lindira, Lindka, Lindy, Linn, Lyn, Lynda, Lynde, Lyndy, Lynn, Lynnda, Lynndie and Lynne.

Kreatif forms: Celandra, Chalandra, Clalandra. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Prominent alternative forms of Calandra (not ranked) listed in the Top 1000 are Callie (#186 2 years ago), Linda (#615), Lynn, Lynne, Lynda, Linn, Lindy and Lyn. Other variants, like Lin, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Calandra was common during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5318%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.1499%, 71.8%). Linda has been the most popular, though Callie is currently higher in the list, and Linda, Lyn, Lynda, Lynne and Lynn are no longer trendy. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Calandra and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Callie, Linda, Lindy, Lyn, Lynda in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lynn, Lynne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Linda, Linn outside U.S.

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Recommended similar baby names are Calantha and Casandra. These names tend to be less commonly used than Calandra.