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Calypso

What does Calypso mean?

Calypso Pronunciation of Calypso [ca-lyp-so] as a girls' name is pronounced ka-LIP-so. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Calypso is "she who hides". From "kalypto". Mythology: a demi-goddess and nymph who lived on the hidden island of Ogygia, and kept Odysseus as her prisoner and lover for seven years. Music: a West Indian style of extemporaneous singing. In France, the name may have been influenced by the reserarch boat of the French underwater researcher Jacques Costeau which was called "Calypso".

Associated with: greek, mythology, music (opera).

Variations

Calypso has 3 variants: Calipso, Callypso and Kallypso.

Creative forms:
(female) Calys, Ellypso, ..

(male)

Middle name pairings:
Calypso Lillie (C.L.), ..

How popular is Calypso?

Calypso is an uncommon given name for women. Calypso is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Calypso has yet to be listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Calypso name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Calico, Calissa, Calisto, Calyn, Calynda, Calynn, Calyssa, Calysta, Carlyjo (see Carla), Carlyse, Carys, Cayse, Caysi and Chalyse. Like Calypso, these names are not frequently used.

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