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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Girl Name: Calissa

Name: Calissa
Pronunciation: \c(a)-lissa, cal(is)-sa\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: cup; fairest, most beautiful
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Calyssa, Kalissa
Similar Names: Carissa, Carlissa, Jalissa, Malissa


Calissa \c(a)-lissa, cal(is)-sa\ as a girl's name is a variant of Calista (Latin, Greek), and the meaning of Calissa is "cup; fairest, most beautiful".

The baby name Calissa sounds like Calyssa and Kalissa. Other similar baby names are Carissa, Carlissa, Jalissa and Malissa.


Calissa is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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