Meaning and name origin
Calissa \c(a)-lissa, cal(is)-sa\ as a girl's name is of Latin and Greek origin, and the meaning of Calissa is "cup; fairest, most beautiful". Calissa 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 not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Calissa and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Calista. (2014 statistics).
Calissa is also 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 commonly used than Calissa.