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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Calix

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ca"lix
A cup. See Calyx.

Etymology: L

  1. Dated form of calyx.

calix was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Notable Persons Named Calix

Cálix is an athlete for the Club Sport Herediano, Asociación Deportiva Carmelita, and A.D. Santa Bárbara.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Calix

Mira Calix is an electronic music and classical music musician. She was most active from 1996 to present. Mira was given the name Chantal Francesca Passamonte .


Luis Cálix is a soccer player for the C.D. Petrotela, Real C.D. España, Santos Laguna, C.D. Marathón, and Honduras national football team. Luis was born on August 30th, 1965 in Tela.


Cálix is an athlete for the Club Sport Herediano, Asociación Deportiva Carmelita, and A.D. Santa Bárbara.


Raimundo Cálix is an athlete for the C.D. Honduras Progreso.


Diego Calix is a sports team member for the LA Laguna FC.


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Popularity of Calix as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Calix U.S.
  White 6.08% 64.26%
  African American 3.46% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 88.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Calix

People with the last name Calix are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Calix

  • How Popular is the name Calix? Calix is the 18,475th most popular name of all time. As a last name Calix was the 14,076th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Calix have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 404 babies born with the first name Calix in the United States. That's more than enough people named Calix to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Calix? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2002 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Calix first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Calix is Sunday, February 15th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Calix born? The highest recorded use of the first name Calix was in 2012 with a total of 46 babies.
  • Random Calix Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Calix is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Calix: Your name in reverse order is Xilac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ixcal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Calix? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,137 people with the last name Calix.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Calix? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Calix as their last name since less than 1 person in 139k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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