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Callisto - Meaning of Callisto

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[ 3 syll. cal-lis-to, ca-lli-sto ] The baby boy name Callisto is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is Kah-LIHS-Tow (English) †. Callisto is largely used in the Italian language and its origin is Old Greek. The name is derived from the Late Roman personal name Callistus (Latin), which also gave rise to later variants such as Callixtus (Latin) and Calixtus (Latin). The ultimate source is the Greek element 'kallistos', itself a superlative of 'kalos' (meaning fair, beautiful, handsome). The name was borne by several early saints and popes, including the 3rd-century pope Saint Callixtus I. See Callisto for more information. The name Callista (English and German) is the female equivalent of Callisto.

Calisto (Spanish), Calixto (Spanish), Kalixtus (German), and Kallistus (German) are variants of Callisto.

See also the related categories, fair (holy), handsome (honorable), element, greek, italian, roman, and saints (catholic).

Callisto is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Callisto include Calisto, Calixto, Céleste, Colegaet, Colegait, Colegate, Colegayt, Colgaet, Colgait, Colgate, Colgayt, 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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