Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. kə-LIS-təs(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Late Latin name that was derived from the Greek name Κάλλιστος (Kallistos) meaning "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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesKallistos(Ancient Greek) Calixte(French) Callisto(Italian) Calisto, Calixto(Portuguese) Calisto, Calixto(Spanish)

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Entry updated June 9, 2023