Name Kelsey Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Kelsey


Kelsey is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Kelsey thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Kelsey?

The unisex name Kesley derived from the Old English name Cēolsige, or from an English surname, which derived from a place name in Lincolnshire.

What does the name Kelsey mean?

Kelsey means “ship’s victory” and “victorious ship” (from Old English “cēol” = ship + “sige” = victory) or “Cenel’s island” (from Old English “cenel” = “fierce” + “eg” = island).

Pronunciation of Kelsey

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Popularity of the name Kelsey

The name Kelsey is ranked #5125 overall.

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