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Boy Name: Kelsey

Name: Kelsey
Pronunciation: \k(e)-lsey, kel-sey\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Kelsey's also a girl name)
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Klaes, Klaus, Claes, Giles, Gyles, Gilles, Klaas
Variant forms: Kelsie, Kelsy
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2374


Kelsey \k(e)-lsey, kel-sey\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Kelsey), is of Old English origin. Place name referring to "island". Actor Kelsey Grammer.

Kelsey has 2 variant forms: Kelsie and Kelsy.

Baby names that sound like Kelsey are Klaes, Klaus, Claes, Giles, Gyles, Gilles and Klaas.


Kelsey is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2374 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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