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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 0.23%) and are almost as popular today (ADOPTION 0.2%, 11.3% LESS), but with names such as Caleigh becoming less stylish. Cali (#278), Callie (#190) and Calliope (#807) are three 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

Derivative of Arabic word. "Castle, fortress." Caia is a moderately popular girl's name. See also Cali.

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.

Kallista and variants

Cally1, Callie1, Calista1, Calesta1, Cala3
Forms of Kallista. Based on Greek element. "Most beautiful." Cala (UPPER 17%) and Callie (92%) exist often as surnames.

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 2018 was up 8.5% 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." Usage of Caleigh as a birth name in 2018 was down 56.3% compared to the previous decade. See also Carleigh.

Cayla and variants

Callie4, Caley, Caleigh2
Var. of Cayla. Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Slim and fair." Caleigh, Callie, etc. became less trendy last year, falling on average -49 positions as girls' names with Caleigh leading the fall.

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." Unconventional, with usage of 0.007% for Calida, Calla, etc. as children's names in 2018, less than 0.01% in 2017.

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, Cali1, Cala4
Origin fr. Latin, Greek elements. "Cup; fairest, most beautiful." Usage of Calista and variants as birth names in 2018 was 30.9% more than in 2008.

From Greek language. "Beautiful." Usage of Calla as a children's name in 2018 was 29.4% less than the year before. 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.


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.

Callie and variants

Callie7, var. Cally5, Calli5, Calley3, Callee3, Calina3, Cali2, Calie, Calee
Source fr. Greek. "Beautiful, lovely." Adoption of Callie and variants as birth names in 2018 was 1.4% more than the previous year.

Quick Reference

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

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

Caroline [Callie], Calligenia, Calliope [Callia, Callyope], Callula, Calpurnia, Caltha, Calvina [Calvine, Calvinne, Calvinna], Calypso [Calipso, Callypso]

Usage comparison for Cal- names