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What does Kale mean?

Kale /kale/ as a name for boys is of English and Old German origin, and Kale means "free man". Kale is an alternate spelling of Cale (English): modern fashionable-sounding name of uncertain origin. Kale is also a variant of Karl (Old German): German variation of Charles.

Variations

Kale has 6 variants: Cael, Caile, Cayle, Kail, Kaile and Kayle.

Kale has 12 more related forms via Cale, Karl: Carl, Karel, Karlan, Karle, Karlens, Karli, Karlin, Karlo, Karlos, Karol, Karoly and Karrel.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Keele, Koale, ..

(female) Kaleka, Kame, ..

How popular is Kale?

Kale is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#9641 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name history of Kale for boys. Kale entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #504 in the U.S. in 2008, and is at #972 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of Kale and affiliated names. Cael (#1102 last year), Cale (#1095), Carl (#613), Karl (#1160), Karlos and Karol are the prominent variation forms of Kale (#972 last year). Other variants, like Kayle, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Kale was at its most widespread a century ago (average #1458) and is now much diminished (#1277, 92%), with forms like Karl becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kale, Cael, Cale, Carl, Karl in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karlos, Karol in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carl, Karl outside U.S.

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE KALE

Kale is pronounced similarly to Cal, Col, Cole, Coll, Colle, Coyle, Kael, Kell, Kelle, Kile and Kyle. Other recommended names are Bale, Beale, Cable, Dale, Dalle, Dayle, Earle, Fadle, Gaile, Gale, Hale, Halle, Hayle, Kacey, Kade, Kaden, Kagen, Kahn, Kai, Kain, Kalan, Kaleb, Kalen, Kaley, Kalil, Kalin, Kam, Kana, Kane, Kano, Kari, Kasee, Kasey, Kasie, Kato, Kay, Kayde, Kaye, Kayleb, Kayley, Kayne, Kealey, Kealy, Keane, Keye, Khaled, Kiley, Kobe, Kwame, Kylen, Kyler, Ladle, Lale, Lyle, Nagle, Neale, Nile, Olle, Pavle, Vale, Wole, Yale, Zale and Zayle. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kale.


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