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What does Calissa mean?

Calissa \c(a)-lissa, cal(is)-sa\ as a girls' name is of Latin and Greek derivation, and Calissa means "cup; fairest, most beautiful". Calissa is a derivative of Calista (Latin, Greek): from the Late Latin name Calixta.


Calissa has 1 variant: Calyssa.

Calissa has 23 more alternative forms via Calista: Cala, Calesta, Cali, Calisto, Calla, Callesta, Calli, Callie, Callista, Cally, Callysta, Calysta, Kala, Kalesta, Kalista, Kalla, Kallesta, Kalli, Kallie, Kallista, Kally, Kallysta and Kalysta.


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

Cali (#201 in 2014), Calista, Calla, Callie (#186), Kala and Kallie (#643) are the prominent varying forms of Calissa (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread in 2014 (usage of 0.3283%), except for the forms Calista and Kala which have become less stylish. Cali (#201), Callie (#186) and Kallie (#643) are three of the more fashionable baby names in this list, and there is a rebound in birth name popularity for Callie. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Calissa and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Calissa is pronounced similarly to Kalisa, Kalissa and Kalyssa. Other suggested similar baby names are Carissa, Carlissa, Celisse, Jalissa and Malissa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Calissa.