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Calais Meaning


What does Calais mean?

The name Calais is of French origin.

The meaning of Calais is "city in france".

Calais is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ca-lais.

The Given Name Calais

Calais is good for parents who want a name that is stylish and chic.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Wrap it up and take it home, Calais may just be the name you're looking for.

Calais falls into the place name category.

Calais Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 girls were given the name. It ranked 7,659 in baby name popularity for boys with 10 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 16,286 in baby name popularity for girls with 5 occurrences. It ranked 9,827 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences.

View the Calais Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Calais has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Calais to other names.

Calais Related Names

Famous Calaiss

  • Calais ~ Saint

Calais Numerology

What will your new littleCalais be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Calais Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Calais in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Calais.

Just for fun, see the name Calais in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Calais in Nautical Flags page.