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Girl Names Starting with Cal-

Cal- baby names and what they mean, with 28 results. Cal- names are used more often as feminine names. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in 2014 (ADOPTION OF 0.25%) and have remained as popular to this day (ADOPTION 0.22%, 10.7% LESS), but with names such as Calista becoming less stylish. Cali (#232) and Callie (#196) are two of the more fashionable baby names among these, while Call (TOP 1%) and Calma (23%) are familiar Cal- last names. Here is the list of Cal- names for boys.

Cal- names

Cala - Callie | Callie - Calypso

Cala - Callie

Kallista and variants

Cally1, Callie1, Calista1, Calesta1, Cala1
Forms of Kallista. Based on Greek element. "Most beautiful." Calia is also a slightly favored kid's name.

Kayla and variants

Calla1, Cala2
Var. of Kayla. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Slim and fair." Cala (UPPER 17%), like Mala (UPPER 51%), Cecala (29%), is a common -ala suffix last name.

Derivative of Arabic word. "Castle, fortress." Cala, like the similar-sounding Cal, exists more often as a surname. See also Cali.

Calandra and variants

Calandra, var. Calynda, Cally2, Callie2, Calli1, Calley1, Calinda, Callee1, Calendre, Calandria, Calandre, Cal1
Derivative of Greek word. "Lovely one." Calandra (UPPER 78%) and Callie (16%) are commonly occurring feminine names.

Calantha and variants

Calantha, var. Cally3, Callie3, Calli2, Calley2, Callee2, Calanthe, Calanthia, Cal2
Derived fr. Greek element. "Beautiful flower." Usage of Calantha and variants as girls' names in 2015 was up 94.2% compared to 10 years ago.

Root fr. Latin word. "The Scottish highlands." Unusual. Caledonia (cf. Celadonia, Celenia) ends with -nia.

Calina1, Caleena1, Caleen1
Forms of Selina. Derived fr. Greek language. "The moon." Caleen, Caleena and Calina are not in the Top 2000.

Calina2, Caleena2, Caleen2
Var. of Selena. Based on Greek word. "The moon." Caleen, Caleena and Calina are not frequently used as girls' names.


Form of Kaylee. Derivative of Gaelic. "Slender." Adoption of Caleigh peaked 2 decades ago and is lower today. See also Carleigh.

Cayla and variants

Callie4, Caley, Caleigh2
Var. of Cayla. Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Slim and fair." Adoption of Caleigh, Callie, etc. as girls' names in 2015 was 8.4% less than the previous year.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cal- names: Calandra, Caleigh, Caley, Cali, Calista

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cal- names: Calla, Calli, Callie, Callista, Cally

Calynn1, Calyn, Calin, Calen
Var. of Caitlin. Based on Old French, Greek. "Pure." Canlyn and Celyn are creative variations.

.. See also Dimity. Calio (TOP 48%), Calito (81%) are familiar last names.

Calida and variants

Calida, var. Callida, Calli3, Calla2
Stems fr. Greek, Spanish. "Most beautiful; heated, with warmth." Calida and Callida are more unique as children's names.

Geography name .. Sparing use. California is not listed in the US Census.

Calista and variants

Calista2, var. Calysta, Calyssa, Callysta, Cally4, Callista, Calli4, Callie5, Callesta, Calla3, Calisto, Calissa, Calesta2, Cali, Cala4
Origin fr. Latin, Greek elements. "Cup; fairest, most beautiful." Usage of Calista and variants as birth names in 2015 was a lot more than in 2005.

From Greek language. "Beautiful." Calla grew in popularity 135 years ago and has remained common. See also Cela.

Callan, var. Calynn2, Callen
Derivative of Scottish word. "Rock." Callan, Callen and Calynn are not Top 2000 names.

Based on Greek language. "Gift of beauty." Not in popularity charts.


Var. of Caroline. Derivative of Old German word. "Free man." Popular as a birth name, Callie is comparable to the popular Vallie. See also Hallie.

Form of Kallie. Derivative of Greek word. .. Kalle is a Finnish form of .. Used widely as a baby name, Callie is comparable to the conventional Vallie. See also Calee.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Cal- names for girls.

1. Cala - Callie
Kallista [Cala, Cally, Callie, Calista, Calesta], Kayla [Cala, Calla], Cala, Calandra [Cally, Calli, Callee, Callie, Calley, Calynda, Calinda, Calendre, ..], Calantha [Cal, Cally, Calli, Callee, Calley, Callie, Calanthe, Calanthia], Caledonia, Selina [Calina, Caleen, Caleena], Selena [Calina, Caleen, Caleena], Kaylee [Caleigh], Cayla [Caley, Callie, Caleigh], Caitlin [Calen, Calin, Calyn, Calynn], Calico, Calida [Calla, Calli, Callida], California, Calista [Calli, Cally, Callie, Calysta, Calyssa, Callesta, Callista, Callysta, ..], Calla, Callan [Callen, Calynn], Callidora, Caroline [Callie], Kallie [Callie]

Callie [Cali, Cally, Calee, Calli, Calie, Callee, Calley, Calina], Calligenia, Calliope [Callia, Callyope], Callula, Calpurnia, Caltha, Calvina [Calvine, Calvinna, Calvinne], Calypso [Calipso, Callypso]

Usage comparison for Cal- names