CALLISTUS
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Late Roman
PRONOUNCED: kə-LIS-təs (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Late Latin name which was derived from the Greek name Καλλιστος (Kallistos) "most beautiful". This was the name of three popes (also known as Callixtus), including the 3rd-century Callistus I who is regarded as a saint.
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VARIANTS: Calixtus, Callixtus
OTHER LANGUAGES: Kallistos (Ancient Greek), Calixte (French), Callisto (Italian), Calisto, Calixto (Portuguese), Calisto, Calixto (Spanish)
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