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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kalle

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

L is for love, everlasting.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Notable Persons Named Kalle

Kalle Lasn is a co-founder of adbusters media foundation. Kalle was born on March 24th, 1942 in Tallinn.


Kalle Svensson was a soccer player for the Helsingborgs IF and Sweden national football team. Kalle was born on November 11th, 1925 in Västerlöv, Sweden. He passed away on June 15th, 2000.


Kalle Palander is a skier for the Finland at the 1998 Winter Olympics, Finland at the 2002 Winter Olympics, and Finland at the 2006 Winter Olympics. Kalle was born on May 2nd, 1977 in Tornio, Finland.


Kalle Mattson is a folk rock and alternative rock musician. He was most active from 2009 to present. Kalle was born on September 21st, 1990 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.


Kalle was born on July 15th, 1963.


Kalle was born on February 10th, 1948. Kalle is also known as Grundel and Karl-Erik.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kalle

Krishna Kalle was a musician. Krishna was born Krishna Kalle on December 18th, 1940 in Karwar, Uttara Kannada, Karnataka, India. She left this life on March 15th, 2015.


Amara Kallé is a soccer player for the AJ Auxerre, AS Real Bamako, and Mali national football team. Amara was born on September 19th, 1990 in Bamako.


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Popularity of Kalle as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kalle U.S.
  White 48.00% 64.26%
  African American 17.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 30.29% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kalle

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kalle

  • How Popular is the name Kalle? Kalle is the 19,805th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kalle was the 102,688th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kalle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 358 babies born with the first name Kalle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kalle 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 Kalle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kalle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kalle is Saturday, December 28th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Kalle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kalle was in 1998 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Kalle Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kalle is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Kalle: Your name in reverse order is Ellak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kllae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kalle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 175 people with the last name Kalle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kalle? Kalle is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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