Meaning and name origin
Calpurnia \c(a)-lpur-nia, cal-pu-rnia\ as a girl's 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 not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Calpurnia and related names. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Callie (#186). (2014 statistics).