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What does Calli mean?

Calli /cal-li/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Calli's name origins are Greek, Spanish and Latin, and Calli means "lovely one; beautiful flower; most beautiful; heated, with warmth; cup; fairest, most beautiful; beautiful, lovely". Calli is an alternate form of Calandra (Greek): from "kalos andros". Calli is also a variant of Calantha (Greek). Calli is also used as a form of Calida (Greek, Spanish), Calista (Latin, Greek) and Callie (Greek).


Calli has 22 variants: Cahlie, Cala, Calee, Cali, Calie, Calla, Callee, Calley, Cally, Kahlei, Kahley, Kala, Kalei, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kalla, Kallee, Kalley, Kalli, Kallie, Kally and Kaly.

Calli has 29 more related variations via Calandra, Calantha, Calida, Calista, Callie: Cal, Calandre, Calandria, Calanthe, Calanthia, Calendre, Calesta, Calina, Calinda, Calissa, Calisto, Callesta, Callida, Callista, Callysta, Calynda, Calyssa, Calysta, Kahle, Kalandra, Kalantha, Kalesta, Kalidas, Kalista, Kalle, Kallesta, Kallista, Kallysta and Kalysta.

Kreatif forms: Caldi, Calsi, Casli. [more]

How popular is Calli?

Calli is an unusual first name for females but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#98770 out of 150436, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent alternative forms of Calli (outside Top 1000) are Cali (#201 in 2014), Calista, Calla, Callie (#186), Kala, Kaleigh (#902), Kaley and Kallie (#643). Forms like Calesta are uncommon. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak in the year 1999 (usage of 0.3513%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.2585%, down 26.4%), with the forms Calista, Kala, Kaleigh and Kaley becoming less trendy. Cali (#201), Callie (#186) and Kallie (#643) are three of the more fashionable birth names here, and there is also a rekindling in birth name popularity for Callie. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Calli and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kaleigh, Kaley, Kallie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Calli is pronounced similarly to Caela, Caila, Cailie, Caley, Callia, Cayla, Caylia, Caylie, Collie, Colly, Kaeli, Kahli, Kaili, Kali, Kayli and Kelli. Other recommended similar baby names are Carli, Ceili, Celli, Cellie, Chelli, Cili, Cilla, Cilly, Halli, Salli and Valli. These names tend to be more frequently used than Calli.