Origin:British
Popularity:1009
Meaning:victorious ship
This baby name has suffered from overexposure: During the last decade or two of the 20th century, there were a whole lot of Kelseys on the playground and in school, and they were almost all girls. (Shout-out to early male namesake pioneer, Kelsey Grammer of “Frasier.”) Though its rapid ascension up the popularity charts has slowed down, Kelsey will likely be sticking around for a long time, so you’ll never have to worry about it sounding dated. Baby names beginning with K will always be in demand—just ask Kim, Kourtney, Khloe, Kylie and Kendall.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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