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Kelsey (boy)

What does Kelsey mean?

Kelsey Pronunciation of Kelsey as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Kelsey) is of Old English origin. Place name referring to "island". Actor Kelsey Grammer.

ASSOCIATED WITH Kel-, old english


VARIANTS Kelsie, Kelsy

FEMININE FORMS Chelsea, Nelsey



Kelsey Zachariah (K.Z.), ..

How popular is Kelsey?

Kelsey is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#2397 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Kelsey was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #727 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not found in the list at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Halsey, Jessey, Kaley, Kasey, Kealey, Keeley, Kelbey, Kelby, Kelden, Kellby, Kelle, Kellen, Keller, Kelley, Kelly, Kelten, Kelven, Kenley, Kenney, Kerbey (see Kirby), Kerrey, Kiley, Kinsey, Klaes, Mersey, Nelsen, Selbey and Welbey (see Welby). These names tend to be more commonly used than Kelsey.