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Popularity
75k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kelli

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

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1945550
1947550
1949990
1950880
195118180
195230300
195359590
195462620
195594940
19561311310
19572892890
19585335330
19597627620
19609559550
19611,1041,1040
19621,3181,3180
19631,3931,38310
19641,6501,6500
19651,5471,5407
19661,7391,7318
19671,8151,8105
19682,3292,3218
19693,0693,05514
19703,3443,33113
19712,3912,38110
19721,9071,8998
19731,7341,7268
19741,6191,60613
19751,7791,76910
19761,8291,8209
19772,4752,4669
19782,3322,3275
19792,2282,21711
19802,5022,48616
19812,3012,28021
19822,3862,37313
19832,1722,16210
19841,9911,98110
19852,0682,05810
19862,0122,00111
19872,1192,10910
19881,8771,86413
19891,7471,73512
19901,6141,60311
19911,5071,49710
19921,3361,3360
19931,2301,2300
19941,0621,0620
19959239230
19967927920
19976706700
19985775725
19995495490
20004834830
20014484480
20023683680
20033203200
20042582580
20051941940
20061521520
20071291290
20081181180
200998980
201076760
201166660
201266660
201342420
201451510

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 first appeared 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 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kelli" ranks #97 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 61 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of 2,386 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Kelli" mean?

Kelli (American): Bright-headed

The name "Kelli" is of American origin and it means "Bright-headed". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

K is for kid, the child within.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

L is for love, your love of life!

L is for love, your love of life!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

Your name in reverse order is "Illek". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Kilel". 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.

Where is the name Kelli popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Kelli in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Kelli

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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Past life for Kelli born Nov 22, 1933

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 Philippines approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

Name poster for Kelli

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