What does Calpurnia mean?
Calpurnia \c(a)-lpur-nia, cal-pu-rnia\ as a girls' name is pronounced cahl-PURR-nyia. It is of Latin origin. Probably from a clan name of uncertain meaning. The name of Julius Caesar's last wife, who appears in Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar". Literary: the name of the Finches' cook in the book "To Kill a Mockingbird".
For more information, see also the related girl name Callie.
Calpurnia is a rare given name for females and also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Calpurnia and associated names. Callie (#186 the previous year) is the only prominent alternative form of Calpurnia (#unlisted). These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.854%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.814%, down 4.7%). Callie (#186) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name among these, and there is a rekindling in baby name popularity for this name. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)