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75k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kelli

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Bright-headed
  • #766 All Time
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550k Kelly (Irish)
52k Kelley (Irish)

How popular is the name "Kelli" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1945 5 5 0
1947 5 5 0
1949 9 9 0
1950 8 8 0
1951 18 18 0
1952 30 30 0
1953 59 59 0
1954 62 62 0
1955 94 94 0
1956 131 131 0
1957 289 289 0
1958 533 533 0
1959 762 762 0
1960 955 955 0
1961 1,104 1,104 0
1962 1,318 1,318 0
1963 1,393 1,383 10
1964 1,650 1,650 0
1965 1,547 1,540 7
1966 1,739 1,731 8
1967 1,815 1,810 5
1968 2,329 2,321 8
1969 3,069 3,055 14
1970 3,344 3,331 13
1971 2,391 2,381 10
1972 1,907 1,899 8
1973 1,734 1,726 8
1974 1,619 1,606 13
1975 1,779 1,769 10
1976 1,829 1,820 9
1977 2,475 2,466 9
1978 2,332 2,327 5
1979 2,228 2,217 11
1980 2,502 2,486 16
1981 2,301 2,280 21
1982 2,386 2,373 13
1983 2,172 2,162 10
1984 1,991 1,981 10
1985 2,068 2,058 10
1986 2,012 2,001 11
1987 2,119 2,109 10
1988 1,877 1,864 13
1989 1,747 1,735 12
1990 1,614 1,603 11
1991 1,507 1,497 10
1992 1,336 1,336 0
1993 1,230 1,230 0
1994 1,062 1,062 0
1995 923 923 0
1996 792 792 0
1997 670 670 0
1998 577 572 5
1999 549 549 0
2000 483 483 0
2001 448 448 0
2002 368 368 0
2003 320 320 0
2004 258 258 0
2005 194 194 0
2006 152 152 0
2007 129 129 0
2008 118 118 0
2009 98 98 0
2010 76 76 0
2011 66 66 0
2012 66 66 0
2013 42 42 0
2014 51 51 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Kelli? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 74,866 babies born with the name Kelli in the United States. That's more than enough Kellis to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kelli" was in 1970 with a total of 3,331 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kellis)

According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kelli" ranks #72 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 15 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of 2,012 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Kelli popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kelli" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kelli as well as things modernly associated with the name Kelli such as celebrities named Kelli.

American

Origin and Meaning of Kelli

The name "Kelli" is of American origin, and it means "Bright-headed". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Kelli Garner

Kelli Garner is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Kelli was born in 1984 in Bakersfield, California, U.S.

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Kelli Williams

Kelli Williams is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Kelli was born in 1970 as Kelli Renee Williams in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Kelli McCarty

Kelli McCarty is an adult biography. Kelli was born in 1969 in Liberal, Kansas, U.S.

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Kelli Ali

Kelli Ali is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1993 to present. Kelli was born in 1974 as Kelli Dayton in Birmingham, England.

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Alternative Meanings

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

E is for elegant, born within you.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

Your name in reverse order is "Illek". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lliek". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Kelli born Nov 23, 1986

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 1025. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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