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What does Kalle mean?

Kalle Pronunciation of Kalle [kalle] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the meaning of Kalle is "beautiful, lovely". Kalle is a version of Callie (Greek). Kalle is also a derivative of Kallie (Greek).

Associated with: greek, beautiful.


21 alternative forms via Callie, Kallie: Cahlie, Calee, Cali, Calie, Callee, Calley, Calli, Cally, Kahle, Kahlei, Kahley, Kahli, Kalei, Kaley, Kali, Kallee, Kalley, Kalli, Kallita, Kally and Kaly.

Creative forms:
(female) Kalke, Kele, ..

(male) Kalde, Kalje, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kalle Myah (K.M.), ..

How popular is Kalle?

Kalle is an uncommon given name for females but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#134929 out of 150436, Top 90%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Kalle (not ranked) are Cali (#232 from recent data), Calli, Callie (#196), Cally, Kalei, Kaley (#1233), Kali (#267), Kalli (#1970) and Kallie (#695). These forms of Kalle reached the top of their popularity in the year 2014 (adoption of 0.33%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.3%, 11.1%), but with the version Kaley becoming less stylish. Callie is the firm favorite, though Kali has become popular as well. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cali, Calli, Callie, Cally, Kalei in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaley, Kali, Kalli, Kallie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kalle and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kalle is pronounced similarly to Cal, Cole, Kayle, Kyall, Kyel and Kyle. Other suggested similar names are Halle, Kaala, Kaela, Kaelee, Kaeley, Kaeli, Kaelie, Kahla, Kaila, Kailee, Kailey, Kaili, Kailie, Kala, Kalae, Kalah, Kalea, Kalee, Kalia, Kalie, Kalla, Kayla, Kaylea, Kaylee, Kaylei, Kayley, Kayli, Kaylie, Kaylla, Kaylley, Kayllie, Kellee, Kelley, Kelli, Kellie, Kelly, Kellye, Khloe, Kilee, Kloe, Kylee and Kylie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kalle.

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