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The thirty-eight parishes of Calabasas have taken their names from a wide variety of languages. Many come from French, English, and Spanish, with some also coming from Eurasian, Arveyran, and Tarajani Dutch. Of all of the parishes, six are named after people who are all given the title of "saint" through some rite.

Parish names

Arveyran name Local name Language of origin Meaning and notes
Acqua Eau French "water", named for the Castelvajac River which is a the western boundary of the parish
Aera Aéro French "air", named for the Calabasas Airport which occupies the majority of the island
Alamas Alameda Spanish "poplar", named for the trees in the area
Alia Ail French "garlic", named for the 18th century garlic trade in the parish
Allora Laurel Spanish "laurel", named for the crown of laurels worn by the Maiorist god Apollo
Alta Alta Arveyran "high", named for the parish's altitude compared to the lower part of the city
Arboleda Arboleda Spanish "wooded", named because of the dense woods in the area
Artistica Art District English Named for the many museums and historic art trade in the parish
Calipa Calliope Eurasian Named for Calliope, the muse of eloquence and epic poetry
Castala Castel Old Arveyran "castle", named for the historic pre-Arveyran castle that stood in the area
Colina-Ascania Ascanian Hill English Named for the local Ascanian (Duresian, not Arveyran Ascania) population
Colina-Aurata Golden Hill English Named for the goldsmithing industry that was common in the area during the 20th century
Colina-Halia Aloian Hill English Named for the local Aloian population
Crucias Las Cruces Spanish "the crosses", named for the many cross-topped steeples in the parish
Davia Delphi Solvinian "hearth, womb", named for an ancient pre-Arveyran religious site regarded as the hearth of civilization by locals
Financia Finance French "finance", named for the trade and stock exchange that began in the 20th century in downtown Calabasas
Frontiera Frontiera Arveyran "border", as this parish was the northeastern border prior to the annexation of Alameda in 1920
Heronia Ferronnerie French "ironwork", named for the iron and steel industry of the area in the 1950s
Lucia Lux Eurasian "wealth", named as this island was known to be a common place for wealthy Arveyrans to purchase land
Manila Manila Arveyran "Julium", named after the capital city of Eurasia due to the Eurasian population in the parish
Nautica Náutico Spanish "nautical", named after the ports and marinas in the parish citing its significance as a trade port
Palacia Palais French "palace", named for the Virgin Palace (Arveyres), the royal palace
Persia Perséo Spanish "Perseus", named after the mythical founder of an ancient Solvinian dynasty
Piagia Plage French "beach", named for the coastline of the parish
San-Clara Santa Clara Spanish "Saint Claire", named after a Christian saint
San-Lucio Saint-Louis French "Saint Louis", named after a Christian saint
San-Marino San Marino Spanish "Saint Marinus", named after Emperor Marinus, prior to 1967, it was known as Golden Coast (Costa-Aurata)
San-Mateo San Mateo Spanish "Saint Matthew", named after Saint Matthew, one of the Apostles of Jesus Christ
San-Simo San Simeon English "Saint Simeon", named after Saint (Simeon) Peter, one of the Apostles of Jesus Christ, as direct address of Saint Peter by the name Peter is taboo in Arveyran Christian communities
San-Valcio Saint-Basil French "Saint Basil", named after the theologian and benevolent Christian Saint Basil
Sant-Alcio Saint-Alcée French "Saint Alcee", named after Saint Alcee, an Arveyran linguist, theologian and Christian martyr
Senata Sénat French "senate", named after the National Senate of Arveyres
Tara Tara Tarajani "Tara(jani)", named after the local Tarajani population
Universita Université French "university", named after the University of Calabasas
Urbavella Old City English Named for the location of the "downtown" area of the city prior to expansion and land reclamation in the south, which pushed this area out of priority
Valletta Vallée French "valley", named for the valley that separates the hills of Saint-Alcée from the hills of Saint-Louis and Saint-Basil
Vega Vajac Old Arveyran "meadow", named for the flatlands on the east bank of the Castelvajac River
Vega-Alta Vajac Heights English Named for the hills to the southeast of the Vajac Parish

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