Calpurnia Name Meaning & Origin
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We named our daughter Calpurnia, but we call her Callie most of the time. Almost everyone has never heard of it, but most people comment that they really like that it's different without sounding like a modern "made-up" name. I read the book The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate a couple of years before being pregnant and really liked both the book and the name, so that's where it came from.
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Cal, Callie, Nia,
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This was the name of the wife of Julius Caesar, dictator of ancient Rome. Her nightmares before the Ides of March failed to deter her husband from going out to meet his fate at the Roman forum that day. He was assassinated by a clique of Senators led by Cassius and Brutus.
Calpurnia is also a genus of flowering plants in South Africa, comprising of seven different species.
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Calpurnia Pisonis, third and last wife of Julius Caesar
Calpurnia, third and last wife of Pliny the Younger and granddaughter Calpurnus Fabatus
Calpernia Addams, an American transgender author and activist
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Calpurnia, the cook and maid to the Finch family in the book To Kill a Mockingbird
Ms. Calpurnia Crisp from the comic book series "Courtney Crumrin and the Night Things"
Calpurnia Virginia Tate (nickname Callie Vee) from the book The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate