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Kelsy (girl)

What does Kelsy mean?

Kelsy Pronunciation of Kelsy [kel-sy] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Kelsy) has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Kelsy is "victorious ship". Kelsy is an alternate spelling of Kelsey (Old English).

Associated with: old english, victorious.


Kelsy has 11 variants: Kelcey, Kelcie, Kelcy, Kellsey, Kellsie, Kelsa, Kelsea, Kelsee, Kelseigh, Kelsi and Kelsie.

Creative forms:
(female) Keesy, Kelsty, ..

(male) Kelid, Kelsto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kelsy Jaylee (K.J.), ..

How popular is Kelsy?

Kelsy is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Kelsy is an equivalently unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Kelsy entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #1097 in the U.S. in the year 1992, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Kelsy are Kelsey (#344 the previous year), Kelsie (#1138), Kelsi, Kelsee, Kelcie, Kelsea and Kelcey. Adoption of these relations of Kelsy was widespread among parents 23 years ago (average #747) and has become much lower since (#1685, 94.6% less usage), with versions like Kelsi falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kelsy, Kelcey, Kelcie, Kelsea, Kelsee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kelsey, Kelsi, Kelsie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bessy, Betsy, Chelsy, Elsy, Hepsy, Jessy, Kaeley, Kaley, Kally, Kaly, Kassy, Kasy, Kaysy, Kealey, Kealy, Keavy, Keeley, Keely, Kelbey, Kelby, Kelda, Kelley, Kelli, Kelly, Kellye, Kellyn, Kenzy, Kerry, Kessy, Keyley, Kiley, Krisy, Kyley, Lesy, Nelsy, Nessy, Sessy and Tessy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kelsy.

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