Callie Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Callie:
A pet form of any of the names beginning with the element Cal-, Callie is also bestowed as an independent given name.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Comments and insights on the name Callie: | Edit
A lot of people name their calico cats Callie.
This name sounds like pure Southern belle (in a good way).
I like it and I would definitely want to name a baby this.
Callie and Clelia are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
- Personal experiences with the name Callie: | Edit
I always get a lot of "Kayley" "Collie" and "Kelly", though once I say "Callie like California", people usually catch on. People usually spell my name "Kallie" or "Cali".
- Nicknames for Callie: | Edit
Cal, Cals, Cat
- Meanings and history of the name Callie: | Edit
This name may be used independently, or more commonly, as a nickname for Caroline, Callista, Calliope, or Calla. Occasionally used as a nickname for Catherine.
An alternative spelling, "Kali", is the name of the Hindu goddess of women and death (usually refered to as "Ma Kali" or "Kali Ma".)
- Famous real-life people named Callie: | Edit
Callie Khouri, American screenwriter and director
Callie Thorne, actress known for TV's "Rescue Me"
Callie Russell Porter, Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer, better known as Katherine Anne Porter. She changed her name when she was 25 after a divorce.
- Callie in song, story & screen: | Edit
Callie Shaw, a fictional character in The Hardy Boys novel series
Callie Duquesne, character on "CSI: Miami"
Calliope "Callie" Stephanides, character in the novel "Middlesex" by Jeffrey Eugenides
Callie Torres, character on "Grey's Anatomy", played by Sara Ramirez
Callie Jacob, character on ABC Spark's The Fosters
Sheriff Callie, animated cat on Disney Channel show Sheriff Callie's Wild West