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What does Chelli mean?

Chelli Pronunciation of Chelli [chel-li] as a name for girls is an Old English name, and the meaning of Chelli is "chalk landing place". Chelli is an alternate spelling of Chelsea (Old English): from "cealc hyo".

Associated with: old english.


Chelli has 1 variant: Chellie.

27 more related forms via Chelsea: Chel, Chelci, Chelcie, Chelcy, Chele, Chelese, Chelesia, Chelie, Chelisa, Chelise, Chelle, Chellise, Chellsie, Chels, Chelsa, Chelsae, Chelse, Chelsee, Chelsei, Chelsey, Chelsi, Chelsia, Chelsie, Chelsy, Chesea, Cheslee and Chessie.

Creative forms:
(female) Challi, Cheli, ..

(male) Chelco, Chelmi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chelli Teegan (C.T.), ..

How popular is Chelli?

Chelli is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#125639 out of 150436, Top 84%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Chelsea (#305 from current records), Chelsey (#1718), Chelsie, Chelsy, Chessie, Chelsi, Chelsee, Chelsa, Chelse and Chelcie are the popular alternative forms of Chelli (not ranked). Other variants, like Chesea, are seldom used. These forms of Chelli reached the height of their popularity 2 decades ago (adoption of 1.5%) and have become much less conventional since (adoption 0.1%, 96% less), with versions such as Chelsey becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chelcie, Chelsa, Chelse, Chelsea, Chelsee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chelsey, Chelsi, Chelsie, Chelsy, Chessie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chelsea outside U.S.

Similar Names

Chelli is pronounced similarly to Celli, Cellie, Chalia, Chella, Shaili, Sheela, Sheila, Sheilia, Shela, Shelia, Shella, Shellee, Shelley, Shelli, Shellie, Shelly, Sheyla and Shilla. Other recommended names are Caela, Cali, Calla, Calli, Callia, Callie, Cally, Ceil, Ceila, Ceili, Ceilia, Cela, Cele, Celia, Celie, Charli, Chela, Chell, Chelo, Cheri, Cherri, Chesli, Cheslie, Chesni, Chessli (see Chesleigh), Chloe, Cili, Cilla, Cilly, Coel, Collie, Colly, Csilla, Delli, Kelli, Melli, Nelli, Shelbi, Shell, Shelle and Sherli. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chelli.

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