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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kailey

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  1. A female given name, variant of Kaylee.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kailey

Matt was born on March 17th, 1955. They passed away on May 18th, 2014.

Popularity:

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1970 5 5 0
1972 5 5 0
1980 5 5 0
1981 9 9 0
1982 12 12 0
1983 18 18 0
1984 29 29 0
1985 82 82 0
1986 148 148 0
1987 169 169 0
1988 226 226 0
1989 308 308 0
1990 376 376 0
1991 412 412 0
1992 529 529 0
1993 573 573 0
1994 583 583 0
1995 676 676 0
1996 730 730 0
1997 789 789 0
1998 1,114 1,114 0
1999 1,047 1,047 0
2000 1,050 1,050 0
2001 1,090 1,090 0
2002 1,092 1,092 0
2003 1,331 1,331 0
2004 1,448 1,438 10
2005 1,298 1,298 0
2006 1,274 1,274 0
2007 1,178 1,178 0
2008 1,083 1,083 0
2009 998 998 0
2010 833 833 0
2011 905 905 0
2012 757 757 0
2013 670 670 0
2014 661 661 0
2015 586 586 0
2016 505 505 0
2017 451 451 0

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Popularity of Kailey as a first name

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Popularity of Kailey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kailey U.S.
  White 63.35% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 29.89% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.56% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kailey

People with the last name Kailey are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kailey

  • How Popular is the name Kailey? Kailey is the 1,514th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kailey was the 69,793rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kailey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25,055 babies born with the first name Kailey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kailey to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kailey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kailey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kailey was in 2004 with a total of 1,438 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kailey!
  • Random Kailey Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kailey ranks 99th in popularity as a baby girl's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 18 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Kailey: Your name in reverse order is Yeliak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akyiel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kailey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 281 people with the last name Kailey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kailey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kailey as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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