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pinWhat does Callie mean?

Callie /cal-lie/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced KAL-ee. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Callie is "beautiful, lovely".

From Greek "kallos" which this name may have first developed as a nickname for the Greek-derived Calpurnia and Calandra. Also possibly variant of Gaelic-derived Kelly, meaning "bright-headed". Also possibly variant of Cayley, and short form of names beginning with Cal-. Also a short form of Caroline and Carol. Screenwriter Callie Khoury.


Callie has 22 variants: Cahlie, Calee, Cali, Calie, Calina, Callee, Calley, Calli, Cally, Kahle, Kahlei, Kahley, Kalei, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kalle, Kallee, Kalley, Kalli, Kallie, Kally and Kaly.

Related girl names: Calantha, Calista, Cayla and Kallista.

Callie has 13 more relations via Calandra, Carol, Caroline, Cayley, Kelly: Cailie, Carlin, Carline, Carrie, Caylee, Caylia, Caylie, Kaelie, Kailie, Kalie, Karlie, Kaylie and Kellie.

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pinHow popular is Callie?

Callie is a very popular first name for females (#678 out of 4276, Top 16%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#137816 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Callie for girls. Callie reached its apex position of #146 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #186 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Callie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Callie outside U.S.

Prominent related forms of Callie (#186 a year ago) rated in the Top 1000 are Cali (#201 a year ago), Calista, Carol, Caroline (#58), Carrie, Cayla, Caylee (#676), Kaleigh (#902), Kaley, Kalie, Kallie (#643), Karlie (#885), Kaylie (#517), Kellie and Kelly (#431). Forms like Carline are uncommon. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the year 1999 (usage of 0.4601%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.2813%, 38.9%), with forms such as Cayla, Caylee, Kaleigh, Kaley and Kellie becoming somewhat dated. The more fashionable girl names here are Cali (#201), Callie (#186), Caroline (#58), Kallie (#643) and Kaylie (#517), with Callie and Caroline enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Callie and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Callie, Cali, Calista, Carol, Caroline in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Carrie, Cayla, Caylee, Kaleigh, Kaley in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kalie, Kallie, Karlie, Kaylie, Kellie, Kelly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caroline, Kellie, Kelly outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Callie is alike in pronunciation to Calla, Callia, Chelie, Collie and Kayllie. Other recommended similar baby names are Carlie, Celie, Celli, Cellie, Chellie, Hallie, Lallie, Mallie, Sallie, Tallie, Vallie and Wallie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Callie.