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What does Calico mean?

Calico Pronunciation of Calico [cal-i-co] as a girls' name. Name of the cotton fabric, originally named after the Indian port of Calicut (now Kozhikode) in Kerala where it was imported from. See also Dimity.


Creative forms:
(female) Calici, Carico, ..

(male) Calco, Calica, ..

Middle name pairings:
Calico Rochel (C.R.), ..

How popular is Calico?

Calico is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#43058 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Calico has not been recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Caci, Cacie, Cacy, Caelin, Cahlie, Cailie, Caisi, Cal, Cala, Caleigh, Calen, Caley, Cali, Calida, Calie, Calin, Calina, Calinda, Calipso, Calissa, Calista, Calisto, Calla, Callan, Callee, Calli, Callia, Caltha, Calvine, Calyn, Calynn, Cameo, Camia, Camile, Camill, Cammeo, Candido, Carie, Cariel, Carita, Carli, Carlia, Carlicia, Carlie, Carline, Carling, Carlisa, Carlita, Carlyjo (see Carla), Caro, Casi, Casidy, Catina, Catlina, Catline, Celicia, Celida, Celie, Celina, Cerice, Chalia, Chalice, Chalina, Chalise, Chanice, Cili, Cilia, Cilicea, Cilicia, Ciline, Clarice, Clio, Clo, Coline and Collice. These names tend to be more commonly used than Calico.

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