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Meaning and Name Origin

Calissa \c(a)-lissa, cal(is)-sa\ as a girls' name. Calissa means "cup; fairest, most beautiful". Calissa is a derivative of Calista (Latin, Greek). Atypical as a name for newborns.


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)

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Calissa and affiliated names. Cali (#201 in 2014), Calista, Calla, Callie (#186), Kala and Kallie (#643) are the prominent varying forms of Calissa (#unlisted). Usage of these girl names is at its most widespread presently, 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, with Callie having a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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.