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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kael

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  • A user from Virginia, United States says the name Kael is of Celtic / Gaelic origin and means "Warrior".
  • A user from Nigeria says the name Kael is of African origin and means "To dare".

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Wiktionary

From Proto-Finnic *kakla. Cognate with Finnish kaula.

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Notable Persons Named Kael

Kael Mouillierat is a hockey player for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the National Hockey League. He was most active from 2010 to present. Kael was born on December 9th, 1987 in Edmonton.

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Kael was born on November 4th, 1985 in Santiago, Chile.

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Kael Montout is a soccer player for the Vannes OC, AS Dragon (Guadeloupe), and US Alençon. Kael was born on November 21st, 1991 in Guadeloupe.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kael

Pauline Kael was a writer. She was most active from 1951 to 1991. Pauline was born on June 19th, 1919 in Petaluma, California. She left this life on September 3rd, 2001.

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Anna was born on January 2nd, 1908 in Újpest. She left this life on February 24th, 1985.

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How popular is the baby name Kael in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 8 0 8
1972 5 0 5
1973 5 0 5
1975 7 0 7
1977 6 0 6
1978 6 0 6
1980 6 0 6
1981 6 0 6
1982 5 0 5
1983 9 0 9
1984 8 0 8
1985 17 0 17
1986 13 0 13
1987 11 0 11
1988 10 0 10
1989 15 0 15
1990 9 0 9
1991 17 0 17
1992 10 0 10
1993 14 0 14
1994 16 0 16
1995 16 0 16
1996 15 0 15
1997 18 0 18
1998 16 0 16
1999 21 0 21
2000 35 0 35
2001 71 0 71
2002 117 0 117
2003 142 0 142
2004 145 0 145
2005 163 0 163
2006 241 5 236
2007 183 5 178
2008 248 0 248
2009 251 0 251
2010 203 0 203
2011 198 0 198
2012 200 0 200
2013 156 0 156
2014 158 0 158
2015 136 6 130
2016 118 0 118
2017 92 0 92

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Popularity of Kael as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kael

  • How Popular is the name Kael? Kael is the 5,077th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kael have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,146 babies born with the first name Kael in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kael to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kael? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Kael first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kael is Monday, September 1st, 1941.
  • What year had the most people named Kael born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kael was in 2009 with a total of 251 babies.
  • Random Kael Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kael is not a popular baby boy's name in Oregon. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Kael: Your name in reverse order is Leak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kale. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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