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Meaning and name origin

Callie \c(al)-lie\ as a girl's 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.


Variations

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

For more information, see also related girl names Calantha, Calista, Cayla and Kallista.


Popularity

Callie is a very popular first name for females (#678 out of 4276, Top 16%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Callie for girls. Callie reached its highest rank of #146 in the U.S. in 1880-1889 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Callie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Caroline (#58), Callie (#186), Cali (#201), Kelly (#431), Kallie (#643), Kaleigh (#902), Kaley, Cayla, Carol, Calista and Calli. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cali, Calista, Callie, Carol, Caroline, Cayla, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kallie, Kelly in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cali, Calista, Calli, Callie, Carol outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caroline, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kallie, Kelly outside U.S.


Similar Names

Callie is also pronounced similarly to Cailie, Calla, Callia, Caylee, Caylia, Caylie, Chelie, Collie, Kaelie, Kailie, Kalie, Kaylie, Kayllie and Kellie. Other suggested 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.

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