Other Origin(s):French, Greek
Meaning:From Calais; Most beautiful; Chalice
Callis is a surname and boy’s given name with multiple meanings and origins. It may be a Norman habitational name relating to the port town of Calais, France. It may also be a variant of the Greek name Kallis, which derives from the personal name Kallistos, meaning “most beautiful.” A fitting name for the little one who’s sure to be the most beautiful of them all in your eyes! Alternatively, Callis may derive from the Latin words calix or calicem, meaning “chalice.” This versatile name can be shortened to Cal or Callie for a cute nickname.
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