Calliope: baby girl name meaning and popularity


Derived from Kalliope, a Greek mythological name comprised of "kallos" (meaning "beauty") and "ops" (meaning "voice"). And like her name, you'll think your little Calliope has the most beautiful voice ... until it's whining your name for the 10,000th time in a row, that is.


Cal, Callie, Lia, Popi.

Famous people named Calliope:

Actress Calliope "Callie" Thorn; pianist/composer Calliope Tsoupaki; folk singer Calliope "Popi" Maliotaki.

Fun fact:

In Greek mythology, Calliope is the muse of heroic poetry and eloquence; in real life, a calliope is a musical instrument composed of large whistles - it's what makes the music on a merry-go-round.

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