Calliope Name Meaning & Origin
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Pronounced Kah-ly-ah-pee. (Same ending as Penelope, if that helps!)
Calliope was the Greek muse of epic/heroic poetry.
Always thought this was said "kal-ee-OH-pee". I prefer this to the real pronunciation.
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I have heard Calliope is a fairly common name in Greece, and many of the girls go by the name Poppy.
Allie or Ally
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Greek muse of epic and heroic poetry
also the name for the instrument, similar in sound to an organ, that provides music for carousels and similar carnival rides
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Calliope Maeve Day, daughter of Felicia Day, actress
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Calliope is the name of the main character in Jeffrey Eugenides' Pulitzer Prize winning novel Middlesex. The character is born with ambiguous genitalia and is raised as a girl though she is genetically male.
Dr. Calliope "Callie" Torrez is a character in the TV series, "Grey's Anatomy".
Mannfred Mann's "Blinded by the Light"