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Girl Name: Kelli

Name: Kelli
Pronunciation: \k(el)-li\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: descendant of Ceallach
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Kalli, Keili, Keeli, Kellie
Similar Names: Delli, Celli, Nelli, Kelsi, Melli
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 366


Kelli \k(el)-li\ as a girl's name is a variant of Kelly (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Kelli is "descendant of Ceallach".

The baby name Kelli sounds like Kalli, Keili, Keeli and Kellie. Other similar baby names are Delli, Celli, Nelli, Kelsi and Melli.


Kelli is a very popular first name for women (#366 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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