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
- Meanings and history of the name Calliope
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
- Famous real-life people named Calliope
Calliope Maeve Day, daughter of Felicia Day, actress
- Calliope in song, story & screen
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"