What does Kelsi mean?
Kelsi /kel-si/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Kelsi's root is Old English, and the meaning of the name Kelsi is "victorious ship". Kelsi is an alternate form of Kelsey (Old English). Compare last name Kalsi.
How popular is Kelsi?
Kelsi is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3321 out of 4276, Top 78%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Kelsi for girls. Kelsi entered the list in 1990 and reached its top position of #409 in the U.S. in the year 1991, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Kelsi and associated names. Kelcie, Kelsea, Kelsey (#324 last year) and Kelsie are the popular alternative forms of Kelsi. Forms like Kelsee are uncommon. Usage of these girl names was at its peak in 1993 (usage of 0.5824%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.1352%, down 76.8%), with the versions Kelsea, Kelsi and Kelsie becoming less in vogue. Kelsey (#324) is the most chic girl name here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
A recommended similar baby name is Kelli. Like Kelsi, this name is not commonly used.