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What does Calandra mean?

Calandra Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: greek, lovely (beautiful), blends.


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

Creative forms:
(female) Celandra, Collandra, ..

(male) Caland, Calanden, ..

Middle name pairings:
Calandra Mya (C.M.), ..

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)

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Calandra name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Calandra outside U.S.

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Calandra, Calli, Callie, Cally, Linda in U.S.

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