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Gender Feminine
Scripts Καλλιστω(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek καλλιστος (kallistos) meaning "most beautiful", a derivative of καλος (kalos) meaning "beautiful". In Greek mythology Kallisto was a nymph who was loved by Zeus. She was changed into a she-bear by Hera, and subsequently became the Great Bear constellation. This was also an ancient Greek personal name.
VariantCallisto(Greek Mythology)
Masculine FormKallistos(Ancient Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesCalista, Callista, Kalysta(English) Calista, Calixta(Portuguese) Calista, Calixta(Spanish)


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