[ 4 syll. ca-li-for-nia, cal-iforn-ia ] The baby girl name California is pronounced as KAELAHFAORNYAH †. California's origin is Spanish. The name California means from paradise; from the state of California.
The name Califia is a variant of California.
California is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not listed within the top 1000.
† English pronunciation for California: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)"