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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kalayah

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K is for kid, the child within.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1998 7 7 0
2000 9 9 0
2002 14 14 0
2003 15 15 0
2004 13 13 0
2005 15 15 0
2006 29 29 0
2007 26 26 0
2008 28 28 0
2009 35 35 0
2010 42 42 0
2011 26 26 0
2012 41 41 0
2013 53 53 0
2014 58 58 0
2015 47 47 0
2016 55 55 0
2017 67 67 0

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Popularity of Kalayah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kalayah

  • How Popular is the name Kalayah? Kalayah is the 14,881st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kalayah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 580 babies born with the first name Kalayah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kalayah to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kalayah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kalayah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kalayah was in 2017 with a total of 67 babies.
  • Random Kalayah Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kalayah is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Kalayah: Your name in reverse order is Hayalak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aaykalh. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Kalayah born Jan 18, 1983

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 Northern China approximately on 1225. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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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).