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What does Kaeli mean?

Kaeli Pronunciation of Kaeli [kaeli] as a name for girls is of Gaelic derivation, and the meaning of Kaeli is "slender". Kaeli is a version of Kaylee (Gaelic): from Caollaidhe.

Associated with: gaelic, slender (little).


Kaeli has 23 variants: Caleigh, Cayleigh, Cayley, Kaelee, Kaeleigh, Kaeley, Kaelie, Kailee, Kaileigh, Kailey, Kaili, Kalee, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kalie, Kaylea, Kaylei, Kayleigh, Kayley, Kayli, Kaylie, Kaylleigh and Kaylley.

1 more alternative form via Kaylee: Ceili.

Creative forms:
(female) Kaeki, Kaeri, ..

(male) Kaeil, Kaeke, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kaeli Karlee (K.K.), ..

How popular is Kaeli?

Kaeli is an unusual given name for women. Kaeli is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Kaeli entered the list in 1995 and reached its top position of #1518 in the U.S. in the year 1999, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaeli name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Kaeli are Kaylee (#61 from recent data), Kayleigh (#326), Kailey (#532), Kaylie (#551), Kailee (#812), Kaleigh (#1051), Kaley (#1233), Caleigh (#1261), Kayley (#1627), Kayli (#1790), Cayley, Cayleigh, Kaylei, Kaylea, Kaili, Kalee, Kalie and Kaileigh. These forms of Kaeli were popular as birth names 6 years ago (usage of 0.9%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 0.5%, 44%). Kaylee is more familiar than the rest, although Kayleigh appears to be gaining favor too, while forms such as Kaleigh are now somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaeli, Caleigh, Cayleigh, Cayley, Kailee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaileigh, Kailey, Kaili, Kalee, Kaleigh in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaley, Kalie, Kaylea, Kaylee, Kaylei in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kayleigh, Kayley, Kayli, Kaylie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kaylee, Kayleigh outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kaeli is pronounced similarly to Cahlie, Caila, Cailie, Cali, Callia, Cayla, Chelie, Kahley, Kahli, Kalah, Kalli, Kallie, Kaylah, Kayllie, Keala, Kealy, Keeley, Keeli, Keelia, Keelie, Keila, Keili, Keilie, Kyla and Kyli. Other suggested similar names are Areli, Bali, Emeli, Hali, Halli, Harli, Kaci, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kaeya, Kahle, Kai, Kailin, Kalle, Kamelia, Kami, Kammi, Kandi, Kani, Kapri, Karel, Kari, Karla, Karli, Karlin, Karly, Karri, Kasci, Kasi, Kassi, Katell, Kathi, Kati, Katla, Katlin, Kayci, Kayle, Kaylin, Kaysi, Keelin, Kelsi, Keni, Koemi, Kyel, Lali, Magli, Mali, Pauli, Salli and Tali. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kaeli.

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