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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Calis

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Alt. Meaning

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Calis

Natasha Calis is a film actress, television actress, and voice actress. Natasha was born on March 27th, 1999 in Vancouver.


Taşkın Çalış is a soccer player for the Gümüşhanespor, Alemannia Aachen, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Gaziantepspor, Bursaspor, Akhisar Belediyespor, Turkey national under-17 football team, and Turkey national under-19 football team. Taşkın was born on July 25th, 1993 in Bonn.


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Popularity of Calis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Calis U.S.
  White 58.90% 64.26%
  African American 6.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.11% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 30.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Calis

People with the last name Calis are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Calis

  • How Popular is the name Calis? Calis is the 84,399th most popular name of all time. As a last name Calis was the 118,853rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Calis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Calis in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Calis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2008 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Calis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Calis is Saturday, June 16th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Calis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Calis was in 2008 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Calis: Your name in reverse order is Silac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Icals. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Calis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 146 people with the last name Calis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Calis? Calis is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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