Calissa Name Meaning & Origin

Calissa

Pronunciation: kah-LEE-sə (key)

Origin of the name Calista:

From the Greek Kallistō, a name meaning "she that is most beautiful," which is derived from kallos (beauty, beautiful). The name is borne in Roman mythology by a nymph, a daughter of the Arcadian king Lycaon, and mother of Arcas. Beloved by Jupiter, she was transformed into a she-bear by Juno and then placed among the constellations.

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Callie,Cayla,Cayly,Cali, Cal,Cay-Cay

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Russian form of Calista. From Greek, meaning "most beautiful"

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