Meaning : Hidden,

Origin : Greek, Greek Mythology (Latinized),

Pronunciation : kə-LIP-so (English)  ,

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Calypso Expression, Calypso Soul Urge, Calypso Inner Dream


Numerology information Calypso:

numerologyName Number: 1 Meaning: Individual, Masculine, Logic, Self, Active, Leadership, Initiative, Assertive


Additional information Calypso:

additionalAlso a form of music/dance

additionalLatin Meaning: The name Calypso is a Latin baby name. In Latin the meaning of the name Calypso is: A nymph.

additionalGreek Meaning: The name Calypso is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Calypso is: The mythological nymph who beguiled Odysseus for seven years. A West Indies style of singing. Daughter of Atlas.

additionalFrom Greek Καλυψω (Kalypso) which probably meant "she that conceals", derived from καλυπτω (kalypto) "to cover, to conceal". In Greek myth this was the name of the nymph who fell in love with Odysseus after he was shipwrecked on her island of Ogygia. When he refused to stay with her she detained him for seven years until Zeus ordered her to release him.


Definition funny of Calypso:

urbanA type of music that originated in the West Indies, notably in Trinidad, and is characterized by improvised lyrics on topical or broadly humorous subjects.

urbanalso see soca, reggae, dancehall, rocksteady

urbanA sea nymph from Greek Mythology; who's father was the titan Atlas. Calypso was imprisoned on an island for supporting her father, a titan during the war between the Olympians and Titans.

urbanSee above definition of Calypso.

urbanThe personification of cool. Calypso combines the words cool and sweet into a ice cold treat!

urbanThat tune is Calypso! you are looking mighty Calypso today

urbanA pretty, blonde girl. She is smart and funny but occasionally doesn't think before talking. She is a serial dater and has amazing loyal friends. You can either love her or hate her.


Expression information Calypso:

expressionPeople with this name tend to initiate events, to be leaders rather than followers, with powerful personalities. They tend to be focused on specific goals, experience a wealth of creative new ideas, and have the ability to implement these ideas with efficiency and determination. They tend to be courageous and sometimes aggressive. As unique, creative individuals, they tend to resent authority, and are sometimes stubborn, proud, and impatient.


Soul information Calypso:

soulPeople with this name have a deep inner need for quiet, and a desire to understand and analyze the world they live in, and to learn the deeper truths.


Songs about Calypso:

songsCalypso (Remastered) by John Denver from the Album Greatest Hits Vol. 2

songsCalypso (Digitally Remastered) by John Denver from the Album Definitive All-Time Greatest Hits

songsCalypso by John Denver from the Album The Essential John Denver

songsKingston Calypso (2003 - Remaster) by Byron Lee And The Dragonaires from the Album Dr. No

songsSoca (Soul of Calypso) by Isaac Blackman from the Album We Muzik, Vol 5: Trinidad and Tobago Carnival Soca 2014

songsCalypso by John Denver from the Album The John Denver Collection, Vol. 5: Calypso

songsBenjamin Calypso (In the Style of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat)[Instrumental Only] by ProSource Karaoke from the Album Benjamin Calypso (In the Style of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) [Karaoke Version] - Single


Books about Calypso:

booksCalypso by Ed McBain (May 24, 1979)

booksCalypso Wind by Sandra Dark (Dec 18, 2012)

booksCalypso Magic (Magic Trilogy) by Catherine Coulter (Jan 6, 2004)

booksRoy Cape: A Life on the Calypso and Soca Bandstand by Jocelyne Guilbault and Roy Cape (Oct 7, 2014)

booksCalypso by Brent Saltzman (Nov 16, 2012)

booksCalypso Bean Soup: And Other Savory Recipes Featuring Heirloom Beans from the West by Lesa Heebner (Jun 1996)

booksCalypso by Natalie Cuddington (Mar 31, 2014)


Movies about Calypso:

moviesCristobalito; the Calypso Colt 2012 - Runtime: 47 mins Starring: Robert Vigoreaux, Walter Buso, et al.

moviesCalypso 2006 Unrated - Runtime: 6 hrs 16 mins Starring: Chiquinquirá Delgado, et al. Directed by: Luisa De La Ville, et al.

moviesBanda Calypso: Ao Vivo 2005 Unrated - Starring: Banda Calypso

moviesTraditional Caribbean Guitar - Calypso And Other Island Rhythms 2006 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 20 mins Starring: Bob Brozman Directed by: Happy Traum

moviesCalypso Music History: One Hand Don't Clap 2007 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 30 mins Starring: David Rudder, Black Stalin, et al. Directed by: Kavery Dutta

moviesBanda Calypso Ao Vivo No Distrito Federal 2013 Unrated - Runtime: 1 hr 4 mins Starring: Banda Calypso, Amado Batista, et al.

moviesCalypso's Search for the Britannic 2002 NR - Runtime: 58 mins


Wiki information Calypso:

Calypso music
Musical genre

Calypso is a style of Afro-Caribbean music that originated in Trinidad and Tobago during the early to mid 20th century. Its rhythms can be traced back to West African Kaiso and the arrival of French planters and their slaves from the French Antilles...

Fictional Character, Art Subject, Book Character, Name source

Calypso was a nymph in Greek mythology, who lived on the island of Ogygia, where she detained Odysseus for several years. She is generally said to be the daughter of the Titan Atlas. Hesiod mentions either different Calypsos or the same Calypso as...

Comments and insights on the name Calypso:
Personal experiences with the name Calypso:

I know this to be a boys' name.

I knew a young woman called Calypso. She's very feminine, elegant, polished and posh. I've always associated those characteristics with this name.

Having only heard this name of the sea nymph from Greek mythology, I see this name as elegant and wise. It must not be very popular; I never come across others with this name, though I think its very pretty.

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Meanings and history of the name Calypso:

In Greek mythology, the nymph who fell in love with Odysseus and kept him captive on her island. The name is believed to be an adaptation of the verb meaning to cover or conceal, thus "the concealer."

Famous real-life people named Calypso:

Ship of Jacques Cousteau

Calypso in song, story & screen:

Calypso, the sea nymph who held Odysseus captive on her island for seven years in The Odyssey