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5/29/2020, 9:30 PM Mike C update #108
7/11/2018, 11:16 AM Mike C update #100
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Gender Feminine
Scripts Καλλιστώ(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek κάλλιστος (kallistos) meaning "most beautiful", a derivative of καλός (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.