Kelis

Kelis - A very unique female name



  Dec 09,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kelis appeared on the charts for the first time in 2000 on position #1587. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kelis and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kelis? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Kelis. The baby girl name Kelis was given to 103 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1459 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 13,721 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kelis peaked in popularity 12 years ago in 2007 on position 949.



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Kelis is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kelis is currently topping the baby name charts in Alabama at position #631 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,990.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Kelis is where you live.


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Kelis origin and meaning

Kelis is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Kelis, pop culture references for the name Kelis and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kelis

We've found the following names that sound similar to Kelis, sorted by popularity.

Kelsey / Kayleigh / Kelsie / Kaleigh / Kyleigh / Kelsi / Kelsea / Kelcie / Kelsy / Kelci /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121459
20111682
20101473
20091203
20081318
2007949
20061058
20051377
20041146
20031811
20022139
20013050
20001587

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alabama631
Florida864
New Jersey936
Indiana953
North Carolina1003
Virginia1086
Illinois1241
Georgia1381
Ohio1526
New York1543
Texas1601
California1990

Even more about Kelis


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Kelis a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Kelis?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2007
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Kelis
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 13,721
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 2000
2012 births +103

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