Callie Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Callie:
A pet form of any of the names beginning with the element Cal-, Callie is also bestowed as an independent given name.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Callie
Cal, Cals, Cat, Best Girl, Babe Magnet, Calico, Calcutta, Cal-Cal, Callie-Wallie, Calco-Cola, Calcaine, Caloriffic, Calorie, Goin' back to Callie.
- Meanings and history of the name Callie
This name may be used independently, or more commonly, as a nickname for Caroline, Callista, Calliope, or Calla. Occasionally used as a nickname for Catherine.
An alternative spelling, "Kali", is the name of the Hindu goddess of women and death (usually refered to as "Ma Kali" or "Kali Ma".)
Can also come from first half of the word "Calamari"
- Famous real-life people named Callie
Callie Khouri, American screenwriter and director
Callie Thorne, actress known for TV's "Rescue Me"
Callie Russell Porter, Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer, better known as Katherine Anne Porter. She changed her name when she was 25 after a divorce.
Callie Guerra, YouTube star
- Callie in song, story & screen
Callie Shaw, a fictional character in The Hardy Boys novel series
Callie Duquesne, character on "CSI: Miami"
Calliope "Callie" Stephanides, character in the novel "Middlesex" by Jeffrey Eugenides
Callie Torres, character on "Grey's Anatomy", played by Sara Ramirez
Callie Jacob, character on ABC Spark's The Fosters
Sheriff Callie, animated cat on Disney Channel show Sheriff Callie's Wild West
Callie from the Squid Sisters in the Nintendo Wii U game Splatoon and the Nintendo Switch game Splatoon 2