[ 2 syll. cal-lie, ca-ll-ie ] The baby girl name Callie is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as KAEL-iy- †. Callie has its origins in the Old Greek, Latin, Old French, and Germanic languages. It is used largely in English and Greek.
In addition, Callie is a form (English) of the English and Greek Calandra.
Callie is also a diminutive of the English and Spanish Caledonia.
Callie is also a diminutive (English) of the Greek and Latinized Calliope.
Callie is also a contracted form (English and Greek) of the English and German Callista.
Callie is also a diminutive (English) of the Italian Calvina.
Callie is also a diminutive (English) of the English, French, and Scandinavian Caroline.
Callie has 25 forms. Forms of the name include Cahlie, Cal, Caleigh, Cali, Calli, Caly, Kahle, Kahlei, Kahley, Kal, Kalei, Kali, Kalle, and Kalli. Other English forms include the spelling variants Calee, Calie, Callee, Calley, Cally, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kallee, Kallie, Kally, and Kaly.
See also the related category french.
Callie is popular as a baby girl name. In 1900, 0.098% of baby girls were named Callie. It had a ranking of #175 then. The baby name has substantially slipped in popularity since then, and in recent times it is of only very modest use. In 2018, it ranked at #190 with a usage of 0.085%, but it was nevertheless the 2nd most popular after Caroline, among all girl names in its family. The name was thrice as popular as Callie in 2018. Callie has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century. There were 11 times more baby girls than boys who were named Callie in 1908.
† Pronunciation for Callie: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Callie is Katherine Anne Porter, Author, born Callie Russell Porter 15 May 1890 - 18 September 1980, Indian Creek, Texas.