Calogera Name Meaning & Origin
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Pronounced Ca-lo-dia, an Italian family name.
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My great-aunt was named Calogera, and her family was from Sicily. She suspects it would translate into Claudia or Gloria. She was called Clara as a nickname.
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This name is also spelled Kalogera, and is Greek for "a good old age".
Italian. Feminine form of masculine "Calogero," which in turn is from the Late Latin name 'Calogerus,' which meant "Beautiful Elder." Greek 'καλος' (kalos) "Beautiful," and 'γερων' (geron) equals "Old Man, Elder." The feminine form is "Calogera."
- Famous real-life people named Calogera
Saint Calogero, (the Hermit)-- is the patron saint of the Sicilian Village of Villalba, Italy and surrounding rural area. His feast day is June 18.
- Calogera in song, story & screen
Calogero "C" Anello-- main character of the 1993 film "A Bronx Tale." Played by Lilo Brancato.