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Meaning and Name Origin

Kally \k(al)-ly\ as a girls' name is of Latin and Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Kally is "cup; fairest, most beautiful; beautiful, lovely". Kally is a variant of Calista (Latin, Greek): from the Late Latin name Calixta, feminine form of Calixtus which is used in reference by Christians to the cup containing the wine of the Christian sacrament. Kally is also a variation of Callie (Greek): from Greek "kallos" which this name may have first developed as a nickname for the Greek-derived Calpurnia and Calandra. Kally is also used as a derivative of Kallie (Greek) and Kallista (Greek).


Variations

Kally has 23 variants: Cahlie, Cala, Calee, Cali, Calie, Calla, Callee, Calley, Calli, Cally, Kahlei, Kahley, Kahli, Kala, Kalei, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kali, Kalla, Kallee, Kalley, Kalli and Kaly.

Kally has 17 more different forms via Calista, Callie, Kallie, Kallista: Calesta, Calina, Calissa, Calisto, Callesta, Callista, Callysta, Calyssa, Calysta, Kahle, Kalesta, Kalista, Kalle, Kallesta, Kallita, Kallysta and Kalysta.


Popularity

Kally is an uncommon given name for females. Kally is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Kally and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Kally (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Cali (#201 a year ago), Calista, Calla, Callie (#186), Kala, Kaleigh (#902), Kaley, Kali (#262) and Kallie (#643). Adoption of these girl names was at its peak in the year 1999 and is somewhat lower today, with the versions Calista, Kala, Kaleigh and Kaley becoming less trendy. Cali (#201), Callie (#186), Kali (#262) and Kallie (#643) are four of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation, with Callie undergoing a revival in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cali, Calista, Calla, Callie, Kala, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kali, Kallie in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Kally is alike in pronunciation to Caley, Colly, Kaala, Kaela, Kaeley, Kaeli, Kahla, Kaila, Kailey, Kaili, Kalae, Kalah, Kalea, Kalee, Kalia, Kalie, Kayla, Kayley, Kayli, Kaylla, Kaylley, Kealey, Kealy, Keely, Kelley, Kelli, Kelly, Kellye, Kiley and Kyley. Other recommended similar baby names are Hally, Karly, Kayle, Kyall, Lally, Mally, Sally, Tally, Vally and Wally. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kally.

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