Calla name meaning

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Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: Swedish, English, Finnish and Danish
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Calla c(al)-la
Meaning: Lily
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What does Calla mean?

Calla's meaning is Lily is primarily used in Finnish, Danish, English and Swedish is a baby girl name is originated from Old Greek. Calla is shortened form of Karolina. Karolina is variant form of illustrous and all time favorite Charles.

Also Karolina is variant form of CharlotteCarolin. Karolina is also variation of timeless and admired Carol. Karolina is also version of long standing and lofty Carolina. Karolina is also form of commonly accepted and enduring Caroline.

Karolina is form of Carolina in Nordic language. Illustrous and Ever lasting Karolina's origin is Old High German and English, Karolina means "Man and Vigorous".

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How do I pronounce Calla?

The most common pronunciation of two syllabled Calla is c(al)-la.

Variants of Calla

Cala, Kayla, Caela, Akayla, Kaylamarie, Kaila, Karine, Kay, Kayley, Kelly

Middle Names for Calla

Tine, Maisie, Julianne, view more middle names that goes with Calla

Names that rhyme with Calla

How popular is the name Calla?

Calla was a common name in United States. Over 3459 babies have been named Calla since 1880. When at the peak of its usage in 1881,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 125 years but it is still going strong.

Calla is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, although it has been in use since 1997 but could not make beyond the top 2000. Over 133 babies in England and Wales have been named Calla.

Calla is a rare baby name in Ireland still in use today. Also, Calla is a familiar name in India, Indonesia and Canada. At least, 3000 people globally have carried Calla as their given name according to our findings.

YearRankBirths
20231606129
20221573134
20211551134
20201562134
20191826111
20181690122
20171320176
20161418163
20151562140
20141548140
View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration

Facts

Calla in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands0575
Sweden054379
Norway054379
Denmark0050

What numerology tells about Calla?

You hang around with different people, so you can widen your life perspective and expand your knowledge. You need to travel more because you work all the time. You are a freethinker. When it comes to friendships, you respect the people you hang out with and you are always there to give a hand when needed. You need to open up and allow your closest ones to enter your real world. People can't believe you are real. You don't even believe you are real.

Other names similar to Calla

  •  Christóbal - Boy name Christóbal means "Carrying Christ" which is commonly used in Spanish has origin in Old Greek
  •  Jolana - Uncustomary Jolana prevalently is used in Slavic and Czech is a girl name has its roots in Old Greek, meaning of Jolana is "Illustrious Roman Family and Violets Bloom". Jolana is derived from Jolan.
  •  Johanne - Johanne's meaning is God's Blessing or God is Merciful is originated from Hebrew used for both sexes is used chiefly in Greek, Finnish and Greenlandic
  •  Pero - Used mostly in Slavic, Pero aimed at baby boys has its origin in Old Greek, Pero means "The Stone or The Rock"
  •  Teo - Commonly used in Danish, Norwegian and Finnish uncustomary, Teo aimed at baby boys, meaning of Teo is "Gift of God" is of Germanic and Old Greek origin
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Sibling Names for Calla

If you have chosen the beautiful name "Calla" for your baby girl, and looking for sibling names that complement it, we've got you covered. Here are some lovely names to consider that not only go well with "Calla" but also have their own unique charm.

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Famous people named Calla

  • Calla, indie rock band formed in North Texas in 1997
  • Calla Urbanski, American former pair skater
  • Callahan Clark in The Book of Life as Actress

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Sources

  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh, https://visual.cso.ie/?body=entity/babynames
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