Kelis

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kelis mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kelis

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Kelis means "Beautiful special gift".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Kelis is of English origin and means "Beautiful special gift".

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Notable Persons Named Kelis

Kelis is a contemporary r&b, hip hop music, soul music, and dance music musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to present. Kelis was given the name Kelis Rogers on August 21st, 1979.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kelis

Kelis is a contemporary r&b, hip hop music, soul music, and dance music musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to present. Kelis was given the name Kelis Rogers on August 21st, 1979.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2000 114 108 6
2001 54 54 0
2002 71 71 0
2003 88 88 0
2004 191 191 0
2005 142 142 0
2006 235 235 0
2007 277 277 0
2008 178 178 0
2009 199 199 0
2010 135 135 0
2011 119 119 0
2012 148 148 0
2013 103 103 0
2014 106 106 0
2015 93 93 0
2016 73 73 0
2017 68 68 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Kelis

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Popularity of Kelis as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kelis

  • How Popular is the name Kelis? Kelis is the 6,018th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kelis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,394 babies born with the first name Kelis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kelis to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kelis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 114 new born babies.
  • When was Kelis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kelis is Sunday, April 23rd, 1916.
  • What year had the most people named Kelis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kelis was in 2007 with a total of 277 babies.
  • Random Kelis Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kelis is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Kelis: Your name in reverse order is Silek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Silke. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Kelis born Jul 11, 2011

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 Turkey approximately on 1675. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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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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