Callista, also spelled as Calista, Callistee, Kallista, Kalista or Kallistee, comes from the Greek for "most beautiful (feminine)" (καλλίστη – kallístē).
As a name, it is derived from the Greek name of a huntress in the myth of Callisto, who was loved by Zeus. The name Callisto was changed to the common Callista for use as a name because in Latin Callista is the feminine form.
Callista may refer to:
- Callista (bivalve), a genus of bivalves
- Callista Lour., a synonym of Dendrobium, an orchid genus
- Callista D.Don, a synonym of Erica, a heath or heather genus
- A SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron character, the presumed ancestor of Deputy Mayor Callie Briggs
- Callista (novel), 1855 novel by John Henry Newman
- Callista Ming, a character in the Star Wars expanded universe
- Callista Henderson Tyrol AKA Callandra or Cally, fictional character from the Battlestar Galactica series
- A main character from the video game The Last Story
- Callista Balko, American athlete
- Callista Chimombo, Malawian politician
- Calista Flockhart, American actress
- Callista Gingrich, wife of Newt Gingrich
- Callista Roy, American nursing theorist
- 204 Kallisto, an S-type asteroid which was discovered in 1879
- Callisto (moon), one of the moons of Jupiter, discovered in 1610
- Calista (steamboat), a small steamboat of the Puget Sound Mosquito Fleet
- Calista (disambiguation)
- Callisto (disambiguation)
- Calisto (disambiguation)
- Callistus (disambiguation)
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