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Pronunciation

kɔli

Origin

English

Meaning

This is an elaborate variant of the name Cali. Callie’s origins lie in Greece mythology where the nymph Callisto inspired the word “kallista”, meaning “fairest”. Today the name Callista isn’t widely used, whereas Callie has been doing well since the 1900s. You could experiment with a range of variants too: Cally, Kallee and Kaleigh are just a few to try on for size!

Rank in the year 2015

Callie was ranked #424 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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