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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Alt. Meaning

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

Notable Persons Named Kel

Kel Mitchell is an actor, dancer, musician, writer, and producer. He has had major accomplishments since 1994. Kel was given the name Kel Johari Rice Mitchell on August 25th, 1978 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.


Kel Nagle is a golf player.


Kel was born in 1938 in Sydney, Australia.


Kel Richards is an author and radio personality. Kel was born on February 8th, 1946. Kel is also known as Kelvin Barry Richards.


Kel was given the name Kelvin Glare on January 6th, 1938 in Hopetoun, Victoria. Kel is also known as Glare and Kelvin.


Kel was born on January 14th, 1942 in Bynea.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kel

Kel is a pop music and pop rock singing and actor. They plays Vocals. Their career lasted from 2006 to 2006. Kel was given the name Raquel Calderón Argandoña on February 14th, 1991 in Santiago.


Fun Facts about the name Kel

  • How Popular is the name Kel? Kel is the 27,112th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 196 babies born with the first name Kel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kel 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 Kel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kel is Tuesday, March 18th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Kel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kel was in 2001 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kel: Your name in reverse order is Lek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lke. How do you pronounce that?

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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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