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Calliope meaning and name origin

Calliope \c(a)-llio-pe\ as a girl's name is pronounced ka-LYE-ah-pee. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Calliope is "beautiful voice". Latinized form of Kalliope, from "kallos ops". Mythology: the muse of epic poetry. See Clio. Also the name of a musical instrument typically seen at circuses and carnivals.

Calliope has 3 variant forms: Callia, Callyope and Kalliope.

Baby names that sound like Calliope are Kallyope and Kellbie.

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Popularity of Calliope

Calliope is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Calliope for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Calliope with its variant forms and related girl baby names.
Popularity of name Calliope
Popularity of Calliope