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Also a French name meaning beautiful flower.
-- Anonymous User  5/14/2005
This name sounds too foreign for the modern American girl to have.
-- Anonymous User  6/4/2007
I'd pronounce it Cal-an-tha.
-- Anonymous User  11/29/2007
A beautiful name with a beautiful meaning.
-- hayleyskye  6/14/2008
I know it's incorrect, but I always tend to pronounce the -the (thee) in Greek name as -thay. So that means I would pronounce this Kal-an-thay.
-- Anonymous User  11/22/2008
This could work for a modern American girl with the nickname Callie. A good combo is Calanthe Rebeca.
-- mariej2  6/22/2010
Cal is a common abbreviation for California. Some creative people could interpret Calanthe as Cal- with -anthe, meaning "California Flower." Thus, a child could be named this in honor of California. Any which way this name is beautiful.
-- Bazinga  1/6/2012
Beautiful name! It's so unique! Not over-used! Definitely one of my favourites!
-- DiChel  6/2/2012
I love how it is a name of a flower but does not sound all prissy and too delicate. It would take someone who is either a flower lover or studies root words to know it even is a flower. Definitely a new favorite!
-- _0TophasNails_1  2/2/2014

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