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What does Kalie mean?

Kalie Pronunciation of Kalie [kalie] as a name for girls has its roots in Arabic and Gaelic, and the meaning of the name Kalie is "darling, beloved; slender". Kalie is an alternate form of Kalila (Arabic). Kalie is also a variation of Kaylee (Gaelic): from Caollaidhe.

Associated with: arabic, gaelic, slender (little).


Kalie has 28 variants: Cailey, Cailie, Caleigh, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylie, Kaelee, Kaeleigh, Kaeley, Kaeli, Kaelie, Kailee, Kaileigh, Kailey, Kaili, Kalee, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kaly, Kaylea, Kaylei, Kayleigh, Kayley, Kayli, Kaylie, Kaylleigh, Kaylley and Kayllie.

5 more different relations via Kalila, Kaylee: Kaleila, Kalilah, Kayleen, Kaylene and Kylila.

Creative forms:
(female) Kelie, Kialie, ..

(male) Kalier, Kamiel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kalie Evangelina (K.E.), ..

How popular is Kalie?

Kalie is a rare given name for women but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#105905 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kalie entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #801 in the U.S. in the year 1998, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Kalie appearing in the Top 2000 are Kaylee (#61 the previous year), Kayleigh (#326), Kailey (#532), Kaylie (#551), Kailee (#812), Kaleigh (#1051), Kaley (#1233), Caleigh (#1261), Kayleen (#1328), Kayley (#1627), Kayli (#1790), Kaylei, Kaylene, Cayley, Cayleigh, Kaylea, Caylie, Kaileigh, Kaili, Kalee, Cailey and Kaeli. Other variants, like Kaelee, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Kalie was widespread a decade ago (average #1311) and is somewhat lower today (#1503, 45% less usage), with forms like Kaley becoming somewhat outmoded. Kaylee has generally been the top pick of parents, although Kayleigh seems to be becoming a favorite too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalie, Cailey, Caleigh, Cayleigh, Cayley in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caylie, Kaeli, Kailee, Kaileigh, Kailey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaili, Kalee, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kaylea in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaylee, Kayleen, Kaylei, Kayleigh, Kaylene in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Kalie is alike in pronunciation to Calee, Calie, Calla, Calli, Callia, Cally, Kahla, Kahli, Kaila, Kailie, Kaleah, Kalei, Kalia, Kalla, Kalley, Kallie, Keala, Kelly, Kellye, Keylie, Keyllie, Kyla, Kylea, Kylee and Kyley. Other recommended names are Dacie, Eadie, Emalie, Haelie, Halie, Hallie, Jacie, Jamie, Janie, Kacie, Kade, Kadi, Kadie, Kahle, Kait, Kalan, Kalifa, Kalin, Kalina, Kalisa, Kalle, Karie, Karis, Karli, Karlie, Karlye, Karrie, Kasie, Kathe, Kati, Katie, Katline, Kaycie, Kayle, Kaylin, Khloe, Klio, Kloe, Koralie, Kyle, Kylin, Mamie, Marie, Ramie, Sadie, Talie, Thalie, Wallie, Yolie and Zadie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kalie.

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