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

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Girl Name: Calyssa

Name: Calyssa
Pronunciation: \c(a)-lyssa, cal(ys)-sa\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: cup; fairest, most beautiful
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Calissa, Kalyssa
Similar Names: Calysta, Talyssa


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

The baby name Calyssa sounds like Calissa and Kalyssa. Other similar baby names are Calysta and Talyssa.


Calyssa 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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