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Girl Name: Calpurnia

Name: Calpurnia
Pronunciation: \c(a)-lpur-nia, cal-pu-rnia\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Callie
Similar Names: California


Calpurnia \c(a)-lpur-nia, cal-pu-rnia\ as a girl's name is pronounced cahl-PURR-nyia. It is of Latin origin. Probably from a clan name of uncertain meaning. The name of Julius Caesar's last wife, who appears in Shakespeare's play "Julius Caesar". Literary: the name of the Finches' cook in the book "To Kill a Mockingbird".

For more information, see also the related name Callie.

A similar baby name is California.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Calpurnia.


Calpurnia 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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