First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kallis

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  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Kallis means "Best" and is of Greek origin.
Other origins: Dutch, English, Indian (Sanskrit), and Urdu,Indian

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kindness, you always show.

A is for aware, of your surroundings

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

I is for ideals, no higher!

S is for serious, not always joking.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kallis

Jacques Kallis is a cricketer. Jacques was born on October 16th, 1975 in Cape Town.



George was born in 1974.


Oskar was born on November 23rd, 1892 in Tallinn, present-day Estonia. He left this life on January 1st, 1918.


Bjarne was born on March 21st, 1945.


Andreas Kallis is an athlete for the Chalkanoras Idaliou.


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Popularity of Kallis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kallis U.S.
  White 97.48% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kallis

People with the last name Kallis are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kallis

  • How Popular is the name Kallis? As a last name Kallis was the 48,436th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kallis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kallis is Thursday, April 4th, 1889.
  • How unique is the name Kallis? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kallis. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kallis: Your name in reverse order is Sillak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Klalis. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kallis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 436 people with the last name Kallis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kallis? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kallis as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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