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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kelsen

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kid, the child within.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

L is for love, everlasting.

S is for special, you are, you know!

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kelsen

Hans Kelsen was a philosopher. Hans was born on October 11th, 1881 in Prague. He left this life on April 19th, 1973.


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Popularity of Kelsen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kelsen U.S.
  White 92.82% 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 2.76% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kelsen

People with the last name Kelsen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kelsen

  • How Popular is the name Kelsen? Kelsen is the 36,639th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kelsen was the 99,845th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kelsen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 100 babies born with the first name Kelsen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kelsen 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 Kelsen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Kelsen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kelsen was in 2008 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kelsen: Your name in reverse order is Neslek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Knslee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kelsen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 181 people with the last name Kelsen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kelsen? Kelsen is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Kelsens Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Kelsen born Dec 27, 1934

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 Southern India approximately on 875. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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