Kiel

Kiel - A very unique male name



  Jan 18,2021      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kiel appeared on the charts for the first time in 1981 on position #1186. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kiel and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kiel? 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 Kiel. The baby boy name Kiel was given to 5 baby boys in 2003, ranking #3800 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 353,568 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kiel peaked in popularity 38 years ago in 1983 on position 511.



Famous with this name

Richard Kiel
Kiel Murray
Kiel Figgins


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Rating: 5/5 (3 people)


Kiel is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kiel is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,471 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,471.

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 Kiel is where you live.


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Kiel origin and meaning

Kiel is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Kiel, pop culture references for the name Kiel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kiel

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

Kyle / Kelly / Khalil / Kole / Kale / Kelley / Kahlil / Kael / 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
20033800
20002530
19992572
19972384
19953342
19942221
19931822
19922373
19911937
19901419
19891388
19881166
1987823
1986674
1985607
1984541
1983511
1982669
19811186

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2471

Even more about Kiel


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 Kiel 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 Kiel?

1 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
1983
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Kiel
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 353,568
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1981
2003 births +5

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