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What does Calissa mean?

Calissa Pronunciation of Calissa [calis-sa] as a girls' name. Calissa means "cup; fairest, most beautiful". Calissa is a version of Calista (Latin, Greek): from the Late Latin name Calixta.

Associated with: beautiful.


Calissa has 1 variant: Calyssa.

13 more alternative forms via Calista: Cala, Calesta, Cali, Calisto, Calla, Callesta, Callista, Callysta, Calysta, Kalesta, Kalista, Kallista and Kalysta.

Creative forms:
(female) Calsi, Casissa, ..

(male) Calisan, Caliser, ..

Middle name pairings:
Calissa Alison (C.A.), ..

How popular is Calissa?

Calissa is an uncommon first name for women. Calissa is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Cali (#232 in recent rankings), Calista (#1385), Calla (#1565), Callista and Kalista are the prominent varying forms of Calissa (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Calissa was more pronounced in 2014 (median #1441) and is almost as conventional today (#1436, down 14.6%), but with the form Calista becoming less stylish. Cali is the most fashionable baby name in this list. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Calissa is pronounced similarly to Chelisa, Kalisa, Kalissa and Kalyssa. Other suggested similar names are Alissa, Allissa, Analissa, Arlissa, Calico, Calina, Calinda, Calipso, Caressa, Carisia, Carisma, Carissa, Carisse, Carlisa, Carlisha, Carlisia, Carlissa, Carlissia, Carlista, Carrissa, Celesia, Celesse, Celicia, Celisse, Celosia, Celsea, Cerissa, Chalise, Charissa, Chrissa, Cilicea, Cilicia, Clarissa, Colliss (see Collis), Corissa, Crissa, Dalisha, Dalisse, Darissa, Delissa, Elissa, Ellissa, Falisha, Ilissa, Illissa, Jalessa, Jalisa, Jalissa, Janissa, Jelissa, Jolissa, Julissa, Kalisha, Karissa, Larissa, Malisha, Malissa, Mallissa, Marissa, Marlissa, Melissa, Molissa, Narissa, Parissa, Raissa, Sarissa, Talisa, Talisha, Talyssa, Ulissa and Vanissa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Calissa.

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