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Meaning and name origin

Calissa \c(a)-lissa, cal(is)-sa\ as a girl's name has the meaning "cup; fairest, most beautiful" and is a variant of Calista (Latin, Greek): from the Late Latin name Calixta, feminine form of Calixtus which is used in reference by Christians to the cup containing the wine of the Christian sacrament.

Calissa has 1 variant form: Calyssa.

Calissa is also pronounced similarly to Kalisa, Kalissa and Kalyssa. Other suggested similar baby names are Carissa, Carlissa, Celisse, Jalissa and Malissa.


Calissa is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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