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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Khaleesi mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Khaleesi

"Khaleesi" is a name of Dothraki origin, and it means "wife of khal or ruler (from the fantasy novel series A Song of Ice and Fire)". It's a name commonly given to girls.


From a title meaning "queen" (feminine form of Khal) in the constructed language Dothraki from the fantasy series A Song of Fire and Ice by George R. R. Martin.

  1. A female given name of modern usage.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2011 28 28 0
2012 146 146 0
2013 243 243 0
2014 369 369 0
2015 341 341 0
2016 371 371 0
2017 466 466 0

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Popularity of Khaleesi as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Khaleesi

  • How Popular is the name Khaleesi? Khaleesi is the 6,872nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Khaleesi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,964 babies born with the first name Khaleesi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Khaleesi to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Khaleesi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2011 when it was given as a first name to 28 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Khaleesi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Khaleesi was in 2017 with a total of 466 babies.
  • Random Khaleesi Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Khaleesi is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Khaleesi: Your name in reverse order is Iseelahk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hsalieek. How do you pronounce that?

What Khaleesis Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Khaleesi born Mar 12, 1996

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 Egypt approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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