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Kelsey meaning and name origin

Kelsey \k(e)-lsey, kel-sey\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Kelsey), is pronounced KEL-see. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Kelsey is "victorious ship". Also possibly a place name referring to "island". Popular preference for Kelsey and its variants may be influenced by names like Chelsea and Casey.

Kelsey has 12 variant forms: Kelcey, Kelcie, Kelcy, Kellsey, Kellsie, Kelsa, Kelsea, Kelsee, Kelseigh, Kelsi, Kelsie and Kelsy.

For more information, see also the related name Nelsey.

Suggested similar baby names are Kelbey and Kelley.

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Popularity of Kelsey

Kelsey is a very popular first name for females (#555 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2374 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Kelsey name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Kelsey with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kelsey name in U.S.

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