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The first name 

Calie is a first name for girls.

When two girls called Calie meet...

… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Calie is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 2 out of 100,000 girls have been named Calie. In the SmartGenius ranking, Calie is #3,849 on the list of most common girls names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Calie.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Calie -
ahead of the curve

In fact, the name Calie did not fit the trend of the last century. Young parents in the 2000s began to change that a bit. After several years of not being given at all (or less than 5 times, because that's the number required for a name to appear in the statistics), Calie seemed to be more popular than ever in 2008. Although the name never ranked higher than #2,396, 72 parents chose it that year, making it a potential new rising star on the horizon of beautiful and rare names. If your name is Calie, you are well on your way to becoming en vogue.

In years where the graph has no value, the name Calie was given less than five times or even none at all in the entire USA.

Calie in 2022 – originality welcome!

In 2022, expectant parents chose the yet rare name Calie a few times. Among all newborn girls it ranked #6,090 - with a total of 16 baby girls. This means, as you can see above, that the name is still more common than it was most time of the last century, when it supposedly didn't appear at all for many years - giving girls with this first name a sheen of something particularly contemporary and special.

Calie -
quite rare in all states

The odds of living in the same statae as someone named Calie are about the same as meeting someone with blue eyes in the entire country – both odds are about 25 to 30 %. More precisely, the first name Calie is registered in 11 states, among which are California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana or Michigan. In proportion to the female population, most women and girls with the first name Calie live in California, and even there the name is rather special – only one in 163,878 would turn around if you called the name Calie across California.

Calie has 5 letters 
and begins with a C

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter C is a frequent initial letter for girls' names. This is because 6.0% of all common girls’ names in the US begin with this letter. The most common first letters of girls' names, by the way, are A, S and M.

With five letters, the name Calie is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that with 6.0% of all girls' names that begin with a C, this first letter is much more common than the average of all letters. And which girls’ name beginning with C do you think is the most common in the US? The answer is... Carol.

Other names with 
C, a, l, i and e

If you take all the letters in the name Calie – C, a, l, i and e – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Calei or others.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Calie

If your name is Calie and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Calie

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Calie, you can simply say:






This is how the name Calie is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Calie in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Calie

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Calie is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Calie

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Calie sounds like this: