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What does Calisto mean?

Calisto Pronunciation of Calisto [cal-is-to] as a girls' name means "cup; fairest, most beautiful". Calisto is a variant form of Calista (Latin, Greek): from the Late Latin name Calixta.

Associated with: beautiful.


Calisto has 5 variants: Calesta, Calysta, Kalesta, Kalista and Kalysta.

7 more related forms via Calista: Cali, Calissa, Callesta, Callista, Callysta, Calyssa and Kallista.

Creative forms:
(female) Caisto, Caristo, ..

(male) Calisco, Calisme, ..

Middle name pairings:
Calisto Egypt (C.E.), ..

How popular is Calisto?

Calisto is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#58397 out of 150436, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Cali (#232 from recent data), Calista (#1385), Callista and Kalista are the popular alternative forms of Calisto (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Calissa, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Calisto was well-received among parents 1 year ago (median #1414) and is almost as widespread today (#1404, down 15%). Cali has generally been popular among parents, while Calista is now less popular. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Caisee, Caisey, Caisi, Caisie, Cait, Caiti, Caity, Calico, Calida, Calie, Calin, Calina, Calinda, Calipso, Calypso, Candist (see Candice), Caris, Carisa, Carisia, Carisma, Carissa, Carisse, Carita, Caritta, Carlis, Carlisa, Carlise, Carlisha, Carlisia, Carlissa, Carlista, Carlita, Cato, Celest, Celesta, Celeste, Celisse, Chalise, Charista, Christa, Christi, Christl, Christol, Christon, Christy, Clio, Crista, Cristi and Cristy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Calisto.

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