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Callie Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \c(al)-lie\
Number in U.S 👶 61,000
Rate in 2021 392
Numerology 🔢 6
Name origin 🌍 Greek

Meaning of Callie

The origin of Callie is still unknown but many believe that it has developed as a nickname for Calista. Calista itself can have two possible origins. A Greek and a Latin origin. The Greek word “kallista” means ‘fairest, most beautiful’. In the Latin source, Callie comesw from Calixtus. The root of Callixts is Calix which means 'cup'. In Greek mythology, Callisto was a friend of Artemis, the daughter of Zeus. Zeus has a crush on Callisto which resulted on them having a kid. Artemis who did not like this relationship shot Callsito with a silver arrow to avenge her mother. To save Casslito and her son, Zeus turned them into bears and sent them to the sky (which are now known as UrsaMajor and Ursa Minor). Calista itself has never had a huge popularity in English speaking countries but Callie gained a lot of popularity since the 19th century.

Here are some famous people named Callie:

Callie Khouri (screenwriter/director)
Callie Thorne (actress)

What are your baby’s characteristics like when you name her Callie?

This name suggests that you are willing to sacrifice your desires for the sake of others needs. You have a reasonable and balanced personality. You are a very creative person. You often volunteer in civic activities and take a lot of responsibilities. Other people come to you for advice because you are a very good listener.

You want to take care of the people that you love. Family values and traditions are very important to you. You do not hesitate in sacrificing yourself for the sake of others. You are great at giving advice. You can be shy about showing your artistic side. People value the love that you give them.

How do people react to you?

People will perceive you as someone who is impressive, beautiful, and noble. You have a lot of the same qualities that celebrities possess. People praise your confidence. At the same time, there are other people who are jealous of you. You prefer to work on large scale project and not have to deal with people on a one-on-one situation.

People generally believe that his name is modern, youthful, and wholesome.

Lucky colors: All varieties of blue except the very bright blues

Lucky day(s): Sunday, Monday, and Friday


The peak of popularity for this name happened in the 19th century. But this popularity didn't last long and Callie started a down trend from there. In fact Callie completely disappeared from the lists in 1960s. In 1981, following the popularity of a new TV show called 'Callie & Son' Callie got a push and became somehow popular again. When it comes to Callie the feeling is that it can be a very good nickname rather than an independent name. So maybe you can name your child Calista and call her Callie as well.

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Frequently asked questions

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Callie?
The origin of the name Callie is Greek.
*️⃣ How many people are named Callie?
Almost 61000 people are named Callie.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Callie?
The names of Kennedy, Miriam, Kent, Nikki, Candy