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Kelli

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75k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kelli

"Kelli" is a name of American origin, and it means "Bright-headed". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, a spelling variant of Kelly.

Kelli was also found in the following language(s): Estonian

Notable Persons Named Kelli

Kelli Garner is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Kelli was given the name Kelli Brianne Garner on April 11th, 1984 in Bakersfield, California, U.S.

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Kelli Giddish is an actress. She was most active from 2005 to present. Kelli was given the name Kelli Marie Giddish on April 13th, 1980 in Cumming, Georgia, U.S.

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Kelli Williams is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. Kelli was given the name Kelli Renee Williams on June 8th, 1970.

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Kelli Berglund is an actress, dancer, and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Kelli was born on February 8th, 1996 in Moorpark, California, United States.

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Kelli was born on January 25th, 1969 in Fairmont, West Virginia.

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Kelli Goss is an actress. She has been prominent since 2007. Kelli was given the name Kelli Amanda Goss on February 1st, 1992 in Valencia, Santa Clarita, California.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kelli

Keri Kelli is a heavy metal music, hard rock, glam metal, and glam rock musician. He plays Gibson Les Paul. He has been prominent since 1987. Keri was given the name Kenneth Fear Jr on September 7th, 1971 in Huntington Beach, California, US.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1945 5 5 0
1947 5 5 0
1949 9 9 0
1950 8 8 0
1951 18 18 0
1952 30 30 0
1953 59 59 0
1954 62 62 0
1955 94 94 0
1956 131 131 0
1957 289 289 0
1958 533 533 0
1959 762 762 0
1960 955 955 0
1961 1,104 1,104 0
1962 1,318 1,318 0
1963 1,393 1,383 10
1964 1,650 1,650 0
1965 1,547 1,540 7
1966 1,739 1,731 8
1967 1,815 1,810 5
1968 2,329 2,321 8
1969 3,069 3,055 14
1970 3,344 3,331 13
1971 2,391 2,381 10
1972 1,907 1,899 8
1973 1,734 1,726 8
1974 1,619 1,606 13
1975 1,779 1,769 10
1976 1,829 1,820 9
1977 2,475 2,466 9
1978 2,332 2,327 5
1979 2,228 2,217 11
1980 2,502 2,486 16
1981 2,301 2,280 21
1982 2,386 2,373 13
1983 2,172 2,162 10
1984 1,991 1,981 10
1985 2,068 2,058 10
1986 2,011 2,001 10
1987 2,121 2,110 11
1988 1,876 1,863 13
1989 1,747 1,735 12
1990 1,614 1,603 11
1991 1,507 1,497 10
1992 1,336 1,336 0
1993 1,230 1,230 0
1994 1,062 1,062 0
1995 923 923 0
1996 792 792 0
1997 670 670 0
1998 577 572 5
1999 549 549 0
2000 483 483 0
2001 448 448 0
2002 368 368 0
2003 320 320 0
2004 258 258 0
2005 194 194 0
2006 152 152 0
2007 129 129 0
2008 118 118 0
2009 98 98 0
2010 76 76 0
2011 66 66 0
2012 66 66 0
2013 42 42 0
2014 51 51 0
2015 41 41 0
2016 37 37 0

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Popularity of Kelli as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kelli

  • How Popular is the name Kelli? Kelli is the 775th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kelli have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 74,944 babies born with the first name Kelli in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kelli to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kelli? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kelli first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kelli is Tuesday, July 5th, 1910.
  • What year had the most people named Kelli born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kelli was in 1970 with a total of 3,331 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kelli!
  • Random Kelli Factoid: According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kelli ranks 60th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 40 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1983.
  • Weird things about the name Kelli: Your name in reverse order is Illek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lekli. 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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