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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Calla
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Calla in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Calla:
Records indicate that 122 girls in the United States have been named Calla since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1886, when 12 people in the U.S. were given the name Calla. Those people are now 134 years old.
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Comments about the name Calla
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9 Positive Comments
"This is my name, I prounounce it "Cal" as in "Cal-ifornia" and "la" as in "luh". It means beautiful in Greek and also shut up in Spanish haha." May. 11, 2020:
"my name is calla i got on this website trying to find how may people share this name. many times people have called me cali or called me my sisters name. i personally love calla lillie?s, and i have never met anyone with my name which i guess is why i love my name" May. 30, 2019:
"I named my daughter Calla lily every one loves her name I named her this cause it is my favorite flower my other daughter is named Willow after my favorite tree" May. 5, 2016:
"This is my daughters name and we love it. But like many comments, people keep saying Cayla. I have to say it's pronounced like Calla Lilly the flower or like Cal the beginning of California." Jul. 27, 2015:
"Could be spelled CALA to avoid confusion.
In Northern California there was/is a grocerey store chain named CALA FOODS; been around for at least 40 years - not so good of an association I supose." Apr. 21, 2010:
"This is my daughters name and we LOVE it as do all our friends." Nov. 26, 2009:
"This is my name and i love it!
its so unique and no one else that i know has this name. I'm the only Calla in my school. people do pronounce it wrong most of the time though, calling me kayla or calia which i dont get. It means beauty in greek" Aug. 10, 2009:
"We named our daughter Calla we get a lot of compliments on it. People often want to pronounce it like Kayla, however, which we didn't expect." Jan. 16, 2009:
"This is my daughters name and everyone loves it! A few people have mistook it for Carla but not many and I always get asked about its origin." Feb. 16, 2008:
8 Neutral Comments
"My name is Calla but most people pronounce it as like Kayla or Callie. The correct way to say my name is
Cah-luh it?s kinda hard to spell cause some people spell it with a K I?ve only have met 3 Calla?s in my life which one was born on my birthday. A lot of people think it?s a pretty name, and I do too, but when I search up my name, all that comes up are Calla Lily?s." Apr. 28, 2020:
"This is my name, and I do end up getting a lot of compliments on it! But teachers and other people often mispronounce it as Callie." Mar. 28, 2014:
"This is my name. Pronounced like the lily. I love that it's unique but when I introduce myself.. I always have to repeat my name at least three times.. Followed by the spelling.. And then followed by the lily reference. :) ha I don't mind though! I was called Callie growing up but when I went to college Calla came back. I get called both now. I think it's a great name and so happy my parents picked it." Oct. 7, 2013:
"Calla is my son's name. Spelt the Gaelic way but pronounced the same as Calla Lily. Calla isn't associated in the UK with any gender unlike in the US where it seems quite well known as a girls name so we've never had any problems in that direction. To me it's strong and masculine - the meaning of the Gaelic spelt version is 'strife/warrior'." Jul. 2, 2011:
"This is my name! And I pronounce it like kayla. I have several people butcher my name, but then again I get several compliments on it's uniqueness. I don't know anyone with my name. (:" Oct. 4, 2010:
"I was trying to think of a "flowery" name for my daughter when I thought of the beautiful Calla Lilly. I looked up the name Calla and found that it means "beauty" in greek. How perfect! It gets pronouced Kayla all the time, which I don't understand because who hasn't heard of a Calla Lilly?! Oh, well...we love it!" Feb. 2, 2010:
"this is my name, but i pronounce it "kayla". it definitely confused alot of people, but i get a ton of compliments on how unique the spelling is. i love my name." Oct. 18, 2009:
"In the Eighties Disney cartoon series 'The Gummi Bears' (aired between 1985 and 1990), there is a blonde princess called Calla, who is the daughter of King Gregor." Mar. 18, 2009:
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