girl name Kelsey
 

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The name Kelsey is derived from a surname.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Kelsey has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Kelsey
Use of the Name Kelsey for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
127,913 127,913 127,383 45,891 14,547 4,744 2,180
The table below indicates the number of times the name Kelsey has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Kelsey first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1970, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Kelsey
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1970  94372
1971  96771
1972  94173
1973  95172
1974  95673
1975  83998
1976  834101
197796114493084
197888816494784
197973722292890
198060430791894
198143648989699
1982309790862107
19832231,117812116
19841771,554781123
19851681,698813119
19861122,515767140
1987674,573719161
1988645,443647214
1989319,251634248
1990329,488729196
19912611,433745186
19922311,720805169
19932411,366834160
1994299,748825166
1995338,180872156
1996367,652933139
1997575,569  
1998565,548  
1999724,395  
2000873,667  
2001993,258  
20021182,878  
20031302,564  
20041482,180  
Totals:  127,913 3,411

During the last 125 years, parents have used Kelsey as a girl's name about 97% of the time and less frequently (about 2% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Kelsey appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 28 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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Girl Name Kelsey