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Callista

Origin

  • greek: Most beautiful; In mythology, Callista was tricked by Zeus and as a result gave birth to a son, Arcas. Hera transformed Callista into a bear, and when she was almost killed by her hunting son, both were transformed into constellations, creating Ursa Major and Ursa Minor. Callisto is also a moon of Jupiter.
  • latin:

Nicknames

Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 3

International Variations

Famous Namesakes:

Actress Calista Flockhart

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