Calla: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Calla
Origin of the name Calla:
Pet form of any of the names beginning with the element Cal-. Alternatively, Calla is borrowed from the type of lily prized for its beauty.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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The Calla lily is a particularly elegant flower, which reinforces the elegance of the name! Nice subtle choice for an Easter baby.
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My daughter's name is Calla and she is exactly as her name says - BEAUTIFUL - as her aunt put it "a supermodel baby" in terms of looks and a little lady in terms of manners.
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Cali, Cal, Al, Allie, Calla-Lily
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Calla is of Greek origin, and its meaning is "beautiful".
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Main character in the novel "The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder" by Rebecca Wells