Calista is a variant form of the English and German Callista.
Calista is also a variant form of the English Callisto.
See also the related category german.
Calista is uncommon as a baby name for girls. At the height of its usage in 1999, 0.025% of baby girls were given the name Calista. Its ranking then was #519. The baby name has since substantially declined in popularity, and is used only on a very modest scale today. Within all girl names in its group, Calista was nonetheless the most frequently used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Calista: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"
A famous person named Calista is Actress Calista Flockhart, born 11 November 1964, Freeport, Illinois.