Kalista

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
375
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kalista

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     Greek
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     English
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User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Massachusetts, United States says the name Kalista means "Most beautiful" and is of Greek origin.
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kalista

Zdenek was born in 22. They left this life in 17.

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How popular is the baby name Kalista in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1976 6 6 0
1977 5 5 0
1978 8 8 0
1980 7 7 0
1981 12 12 0
1982 6 6 0
1983 10 10 0
1984 6 6 0
1986 14 14 0
1987 12 12 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 7 7 0
1990 7 7 0
1991 6 6 0
1992 15 15 0
1993 14 14 0
1994 9 9 0
1995 18 18 0
1996 17 17 0
1997 15 15 0
1998 75 75 0
1999 182 182 0
2000 144 144 0
2001 118 118 0
2002 136 136 0
2003 133 133 0
2004 108 108 0
2005 109 109 0
2006 85 85 0
2007 100 100 0
2008 99 99 0
2009 75 75 0
2010 102 102 0
2011 83 83 0
2012 79 79 0
2013 78 78 0
2014 56 56 0
2015 60 60 0
2016 50 50 0
2017 50 50 0
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International Interest for Kalista

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Kalista as a first name

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Popularity of Kalista as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kalista U.S.
  White 92.53% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.87% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kalista

People with the last name Kalista are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kalista

  • How Popular is the name Kalista? Kalista is the 6,521st most popular name of all time. As a last name Kalista was the 54,864th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kalista have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,124 babies born with the first name Kalista in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kalista to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kalista? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kalista first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kalista is Thursday, December 23rd, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Kalista born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kalista was in 1999 with a total of 182 babies.
  • Random Kalista Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kalista is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Kalista: Your name in reverse order is Atsilak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tasiakl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kalista? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 375 people with the last name Kalista.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kalista? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kalista as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k 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).
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