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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kelson

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Kel"son
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  1. Alternative spelling of keelson

Notable Persons Named Kelson

Kelson was born on November 26th, 1976 in Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kelson

Jackie Kelso was a jazz, rock, roll, and pop music session musician. He plays Saxophone, Flute, and Clarinet. His career lasted from 1940 to 1980. Jackie was given the name John Joseph Kelson, Jr. on February 27th, 1922 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. He left this life on April 28th, 2012.

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William was born on August 15th, 1862. He passed away on January 24th, 1940.

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Mark Kelson is a doom metal, dark rock, ambient music, and acoustic music musician. He plays Vocals, guitars, keyboards, Guitar, and Keyboard instrument. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to 1995. Mark was born on March 7th, 1976 in Melbourne.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 5 0 5
1979 6 0 6
1980 9 0 9
1982 16 0 16
1983 10 0 10
1984 10 0 10
1986 14 0 14
1987 31 0 31
1988 30 0 30
1989 28 0 28
1990 38 0 38
1991 34 0 34
1992 30 0 30
1993 23 0 23
1994 26 0 26
1995 30 0 30
1996 36 0 36
1997 30 0 30
1998 31 0 31
1999 32 0 32
2000 25 0 25
2001 34 0 34
2002 34 0 34
2003 41 0 41
2004 39 0 39
2005 48 0 48
2006 37 0 37
2007 41 0 41
2008 38 0 38
2009 49 0 49
2010 31 0 31
2011 42 0 42
2012 40 0 40
2013 48 0 48
2014 49 0 49
2015 37 0 37
2016 30 0 30
2017 37 0 37

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Popularity of Kelson as a first name

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Popularity of Kelson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kelson U.S.
  White 61.25% 64.26%
  African American 32.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.02% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.25% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kelson

People with the last name Kelson are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Kelson

  • How Popular is the name Kelson? Kelson is the 9,540th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kelson was the 14,478th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kelson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,169 babies born with the first name Kelson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kelson to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kelson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kelson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kelson is Sunday, August 10th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Kelson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kelson was in 2009 with a total of 49 babies.
  • Random Kelson Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kelson is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Kelson: Your name in reverse order is Noslek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nlokes. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kelson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,062 people with the last name Kelson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kelson? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kelson as their last name since less than 1 person in 143k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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