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pinWhat does Cali mean?

Cali /cali/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Cali is "cup; fairest, most beautiful; beautiful, lovely". Cali is a version of Calista (Latin, Greek): from the Late Latin name Calixta. Cali is also a form of Callie (Greek).


Cali has 22 variants: Cahlie, Cala, Calee, Calie, Calla, Callee, Calley, Calli, Cally, Kahlei, Kahley, Kala, Kalei, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kalla, Kallee, Kalley, Kalli, Kallie, Kally and Kaly.

Cali has 17 more different relations via Calista, Callie: Calesta, Calina, Calissa, Calisto, Callesta, Callista, Callysta, Calyssa, Calysta, Kahle, Kalesta, Kalista, Kalle, Kallesta, Kallista, Kallysta and Kalysta.

Kreatif forms: Canli, Chali, Clali. [more]

pinHow popular is Cali?

Cali is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#11362 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Cali for girls. Cali was first listed in 1997 and reached its top position of #201 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cali name in U.S.

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

Popular related forms of Cali (#201 last year) are Callie (#186 last year), Kallie (#643), Kaleigh (#902), Kaley, Kala, Calla and Calista. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in 1999 (usage of 0.3513%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2585%, down 26.4%), with the versions Kaleigh, Calista, Kaley and Kala becoming less stylish. Cali (#201), Kallie (#643) and Callie (#186) are three of the more fashionable birth names in this compilation, with Callie having a resurgence in popularity. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Cali and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cali, Calista, Calla, Callie, Kala in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kaleigh, Kaley, Kallie in U.S.

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

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Cali is pronounced similarly to Caela, Caila, Cailie, Caley, Callia, Cayla, Caylia, Caylie, Kaeli, Kahli, Kaili, Kali, Kalia, Kalie, Kayli and Kyli. Other suggested similar baby names are Bali, Caci, Cadi, Cai, Cal, Calin, Cami, Cari, Carli, Casi, Cati, Ceili, Cela, Cele, Celia, Celie, Celli, Chalia, Cile, Cili, Cilia, Clio, Clo, Cole, Hali, Lali, Mali, Pali and Tali. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cali.