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"Calla" could have a nameday on Palm Sunday (the Sunday before Easter) - the day of flowers and willows (the names of the other trees also have a nameday).
-- iva_toneva  5/26/2006
This name sounds so romantic to me, makes me think of Calla lillies (My favorite). Calla seems like someone so beautiful you would be afraid to touch her.
-- Anonymous User  6/22/2006
I love Calla. Simple, sweet, & not overly popular. My only concern would be is that for some, it's a bit hard to say.
-- Kitten  11/22/2006
I think it's a great name but it can be better with other names such as Rachel-Calla, Marie-Calla, Calla-Alice, Calla-Narina plus a whole lot more, just be creative.
-- Koolgal  3/25/2007
My full name is Calista, and I go by Calla. I adore it. :D
-- Calla Rose  7/6/2007
I watched "Tarzan" the other day and his mother's name was Kala. I like how it sounded so I decided to invent "Calah". I like the name Cayla with a "C" and I just like "Calah" -- they way it is spelled and sounds better! I absolutely adore it. And then I clicked on this name and the Greek meaning is "kallos" (I think) meaning beauty, and I like it even MORE now!
-- Chloever33  8/17/2007
Just seems like a variant of Carla to me, as it sounds exactly the same, and so loses its glamour somewhat.
-- AnnoLuce  12/29/2007
Calla and Carla are not pronounced the same at all.

Calla is CAL-lah (not CAH-lah) and Carla is CAR-lah.
-- Anonymous User  1/5/2008
Actually, the Calla Lily is neither a true lily, nor a calla. The flower comes from the Zantedeschia genus in the Araceae family.
-- Anonymous User  4/4/2008
Calla is a great name. It's short and simple, but not nickname-y, and pretty, but not too girly. It sounds good on girls and women alike.
-- slight night shiver  4/20/2008
Oh my. One of the most beautiful names I've ever heard. Almost too perfect for me to imagine on a person (I've never met anyone named this).
-- padfoot443  7/12/2008
Man, at first I didn't even know this name existed. I was just sitting in the middle of geometry one day last year, and the name Calla Brady, popped up. So I thought when I looked it up on here maybe it was a cognate of Callie, and I was excited to find that it really did exist. Love the flowery meaning, too.
-- a_lovers_charm  11/3/2008
Sounds like "callous".
-- GunsnRoses8794  11/5/2008
I vaguely remember reading that calla lilies are supposed to symbolise female genitalia. Yet another reason not to use this unattractive name.
-- LakeGirl  8/10/2009
In Spanish, calla (pronounced KEYE-ah) means "street".
-- Athena Nike  9/1/2009
Calla is one of the most feminine and beautiful names for a girl. It's amazingly delicate and flowery.
-- XxproudrulerxX  11/28/2009
Pronounced KAH-lah.
-- MaggieSimpson  12/26/2009
Lithe, aesthetic, yet modern-sounding.
-- lucyskydiamonds  1/17/2010
I KNOW A CALLA! She's awesome, but when people first say her name, they say Kayla instead. Calla is such a unique and beautiful name.
-- Anonymous User  4/23/2010
This name is pretty and quite interesting. It would make a great alternative to Kayla.
-- bananarama  8/20/2010
Too bad this sounds like the word 'callous.'
-- Anonymous User  1/1/2011
I can't believe people actually use Calla as a real name. As a nickname, sure, it's pretty, but as a legal name - ew.
-- Anonymous User  2/19/2011
This name makes me think of a girl in 6th grade. She is goth and wears WAY too much makeup. Also reminds me of a cowboy, though I don't know why...
-- writer371  3/24/2011
I prefer the variation Cala, and I think an extremely beautiful combination is Cala Rose.
-- Anonymous User  5/4/2011
I find the name very elegant, maybe a bit on the soft side but with a vibe similar to Sarah, Hanna, Ella, Lilah. It's very underused.
-- Vesey  6/10/2011
Beautiful flower, but yet another name "roont" for me by Stephen King.
-- XICooper  6/25/2012
The name Calla was given to 120 baby girls born in the US in 2012. I think it's very pretty when pronounced CAL-a, and much more mature sounding and unique than Callie.
-- Oohvintage  7/17/2013

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