[ 2 syll. cal-lie, ca-ll-ie ] The baby boy name Callie is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is KAEL-iy- †. Callie is used predominantly in the English language and it is derived from Irish Gaelic origins. Callie is a variant of the name Callister (English).
See also the related category irish.
Callie is rare as a baby name for boys. In 1900, 0.005% of baby boys were given the name Callie. Its ranking then was #913. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is currently of irregular use. Out of all boy names in its group, Callie was nonetheless the most commonly used in 2018. Callie has predominantly been a girl name in the past century. In 1908, girls named Callie outnumbered boys by 11 times.
† 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)"