First name origins & meanings:

  1. Greek: Lark; Calinda and Calynda are contemporary variants or blends with Linda
  2. Hebrew: Faithful; dog; bold

First name variations: Calandre, Calandia, Calandria, Calendre, Calinda, Callee, Calley, Cally, Calynda, Kalandra, Cayla, Ceil, Celia, Chloe, Cielo, Cleo, Calandra, Cale, Cleve, Cliff, Colby, Caleb

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Spanish: topographic name for someone who lived by an area of limestone, from cal ‘lime(stone)’ (from Late Latin cals, Latin calx).
  2. Spanish: variant of Calle.
  3. Portuguese: reduced variant of Canal.
  4. Polish (Ca{l-}): nickname from an Old Polish variant of ca{l-}y ‘whole’, ‘entire’.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Laura Innes, Julianne Moore, Bill Murray

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