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What does Kallista mean?

Kallista Pronunciation of Kallista as a girls' name is pronounced kah-LISS-tah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Kallista is "most beautiful". Also means "give a hug" in Estonian, while Kalli means "hugs".


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, beautiful


VARIANTS Cala, Calesta, Calista, Callie, Cally, Kala, Kalesta, Kalista, Kalli, Kallie, Kally, Kallysta




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How popular is Kallista?

Kallista is a rare first name for women. Kallista is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Kallista (NOT RANKED) listed in the Top 2000 are Callie (#190 A YEAR AGO), Kallie (#920), Calista (#1633), Cally, Kala, Kalista and Kalli. Usage of these relations of Kallista reached its apex in 1999 (ADOPTION OF 0.1%) and is almost as widespread today (ADOPTION 0.1%, 18.2%), but with versions such as Kalista falling out of fashion. Callie and Kallie are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Calista, Callie, Cally, Kala, Kalista in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalli, Kallie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kallista is alike in pronunciation to Calisto, Callesta, Callista, Callysta, Calysta, Kallesta and Kalysta. Other recommended sound-alike names are Alista, Allisa, Allissa, Baptista, Bautista, Bellissa, Calissa, Callia, Callida, Carlisa, Carlisha, Carlisia, Dalisha, Dallina, Dallis, Ellisha, Ellissa, Ellita, Galliena, Illissa, Jaleisa, Jalisa, Jalissa, Kadisha, Kalia, Kalifa, Kalina, Kalisa, Kalissa, Kalliope, Kallita, Kalyssa, Kanisha, Kantisia (see Candice), Kaprisha, Karisa, Karisha, Karisma, Karita, Karlesha, Karletta, Karlika (see Charlotte), Karlina, Karlinka, Karlita, Karlota, Karlyta, Karmita, Katisha, Kellina, Khrista, Krista, Lalita, Lallia, Malisha, Malissa, Malitta, Mallissa, Marlisa, Marlissa, Mellisa, Mellisha, Paulita, Salletta (see Sally), Talita, Tallia, Valletta and Vallia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kallista.

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