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What does Calesta mean?

Calesta Pronunciation of Calesta [cales-ta] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Calesta is "cup; fairest, most beautiful". Calesta is an alternate spelling of Calista (Latin, Greek): from the Late Latin name Calixta. Calesta is also a variation of Kallista (Greek).

Associated with: greek, beautiful.


Calesta has 5 variants: Calisto, Calysta, Kalesta, Kalista and Kalysta.

9 more different relations via Calista, Kallista: Cala, Calissa, Calla, Callesta, Callista, Callysta, Calyssa, Kallesta and Kallysta.

Creative forms:
(female) Calesca, Calesla, ..

(male) Calesco, Calesin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Calesta Santana (C.S.), ..

How popular is Calesta?

Calesta is an unusual given name for women. Calesta is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Calista (#1385 in recent rankings), Calla (#1565), Callista and Kalista are the popular related forms of Calesta (outside Top 2000). These forms of Calesta were popular with parents 16 years ago (median #1232) and are now much less popular. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Calista, Calla, Callista, Kalista in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Calesta and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alesta, Caleena, Camesha, Caresa, Caressa, Caretta, Carleta, Carletta, Carlista, Celesia, Celest, Celesta, Celeste, Celestena, Celestia, Celestial, Celestin, Celestina, Celestyna, Celleste, Claresta, Cleta, Coleta (see Colette), Coletta, Jalessa, Majesta, Saleste, Salestia, Saletta, Silesta, Valeska, Valeta and Valetta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Calesta.

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