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Callisto - Meaning of Callisto

What does Callisto mean?

[ 3 syll. cal-lis-to, ca-lli-sto ] The baby girl name Callisto is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced Kah-LIHS-Tow (English) †. Callisto has its origins in the Old Greek language and it is used largely in English. It is derived from kallistos which means 'most beautiful' ; kalos 'fair, beautiful, handsome'. In Greek mythology, Callisto was the name of a maiden loved by Zeus; she was turned into a bear by Hera, Zeus' jealous wife. In modern times, variants with the suffix '-o' are usually used for boys, and '-a' for girls. See Callisto for more information.

Callisto has 11 forms. Forms of the name include Calista, Calisto, Calleasto, Calleesto, Calleisto, Callista, Calliste, Callysta, Callysto, Calysta, and Calysto.

See also the related categories, bear, maiden (maid), suffix, zeus, beautiful (fair), and wife (sister).

Callisto is uncommon as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Callisto include Calisto, Calixto, Calleasto, Calleesto, Calleisto, Callista, Callysto, Calysta, Calysto, Kalista, Kallista, Calliste, Céleste, Closet, Closete, Closett, Closette, and Kalid.

† Pronunciation for Callisto: 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)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"


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