Kelley

Kelley - A very unique male name



  Jan 18,2021      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kelley appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #924. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kelley and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kelley? 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 Kelley. The baby boy name Kelley was given to 7 baby boys in 2011, ranking #3364 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 236,177 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kelley peaked in popularity 53 years ago in 1968 on position 599.



Famous with this name

Nathalie Kelley
Ryan Kelley
Mike Kelley


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Kelley is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kelley is currently topping the baby name charts in Florida at position #1,368 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,368.

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 Kelley is where you live.


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Kelley origin and meaning

Kelley is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Kelley, pop culture references for the name Kelley and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kelley

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

Kyle / Kelly / Khalil / Kole / Kale / Kahlil / Kael / Kiel / Kalel / Kohl /

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
20113364
20084144
20013680
20003640
19992360
19983437
19972972
19942150
19921712
19912509
19902328
19891208
19881737
19871313
19861438
19851274
19841360
19831504
19821199
19811074
1980872
19791098
19781266
1977999
1976884
1975934
1974827
1973966
1972899
1971722
1970762
1969678
1968599
1967713
1966690
1965757
1964718
1963779
1962699
1961681
1960674
1959691
1958679
1957803
1956745
19551047
1954926
1953937
19521055
19511046
19501632
19491646
19471422
19461365
19451358
19441290
19431437
19401573
19391129
19271631
19261301
19251621
19241910
19231314
19221883
19211314
19201849
19191317
19171708
19161668
1912924

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Florida1368

Even more about Kelley


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 Kelley 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Kelley?

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
1968
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Kelley
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 236,177
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2011 births +7

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