Kelly baby name popularity.

Kelly as a boys name was first used in 1880. It was most popular in the 1960s. It peaked in popularity in 1967 when 3100 baby boys called Kelly were born. There have been 81318 Kelly's born since 1880 and we estimate 72081 are still living.

Similar names to Kelly: Kyle, Cole, Clay, Gael, Cale, Kole, Kale, Cal, Cael, Kael.

Kelly is also a girls name.

YearBirthsBirths
per MM
RatioRank
2015 101 53 1 / 18801 1577
2014 104 54 1 / 18374 1529
2013 103 55 1 / 18291 1540
2012 105 56 1 / 18009 1518
2011 108 57 1 / 17540 1491
2010 101 53 1 / 18957 1565
2009 140 71 1 / 14142 1256
2008 113 55 1 / 18025 1452
2007 154 74 1 / 13458 1151
2006 139 68 1 / 14767 1199
2005 127 64 1 / 15710 1243
2004 160 81 1 / 12394 1021
2003 146 74 1 / 13518 1059
2002 185 95 1 / 10486 884
2001 174 90 1 / 11158 902
2000 201 102 1 / 9764 800
1999 195 102 1 / 9841 786
1998 239 125 1 / 7993 699
1997 284 151 1 / 6635 616
1996 339 179 1 / 5586 550
1995 357 188 1 / 5330 533
1994 385 199 1 / 5016 513
1993 475 242 1 / 4127 455
1992 534 267 1 / 3739 417
1991 643 318 1 / 3141 367
1990 686 334 1 / 2992 351
1989 811 405 1 / 2466 299
1988 738 386 1 / 2592 308
1987 786 421 1 / 2374 280
1986 872 474 1 / 2110 255
1985 891 482 1 / 2073 254
1984 984 545 1 / 1833 228
1983 1054 588 1 / 1700 218
1982 1271 701 1 / 1427 197
1981 1182 660 1 / 1515 209
1980 1184 664 1 / 1507 209
1979 1207 701 1 / 1427 200
1978 1308 796 1 / 1256 180
1977 1484 903 1 / 1108 162
1976 1541 982 1 / 1019 158
1975 1642 1051 1 / 951 150
1974 1760 1119 1 / 894 143
1973 1704 1093 1 / 915 146
1972 1918 1182 1 / 846 140
1971 2264 1280 1 / 781 136
1970 2498 1343 1 / 744 135
1969 2792 1560 1 / 641 115
1968 3058 1758 1 / 569 97
1967 3100 1777 1 / 563 102
1966 2786 1562 1 / 640 111
1965 2259 1214 1 / 824 136
1964 2492 1250 1 / 800 132
1963 2729 1343 1 / 745 126
1962 2858 1381 1 / 724 125
1961 3003 1415 1 / 707 125
1960 2937 1377 1 / 726 128
1959 2436 1142 1 / 876 142
1958 2299 1084 1 / 923 148
1957 1868 866 1 / 1154 167
1956 1471 696 1 / 1437 189
1955 1252 608 1 / 1644 204
1954 959 471 1 / 2125 225
1953 846 429 1 / 2330 232
1952 806 415 1 / 2412 235
1951 699 371 1 / 2692 252
1950 488 272 1 / 3671 309
1949 510 288 1 / 3478 300
1948 379 216 1 / 4629 345
1947 351 192 1 / 5212 368
1946 283 174 1 / 5738 389
1945 240 178 1 / 5607 386
1944 275 202 1 / 4955 362
1943 275 193 1 / 5189 369
1942 249 180 1 / 5545 385
1941 160 130 1 / 7675 471
1940 142 123 1 / 8162 483
1939 153 138 1 / 7233 466
1938 137 124 1 / 8094 495
1937 126 118 1 / 8463 513
1936 138 133 1 / 7515 480
1935 125 120 1 / 8328 514
1934 144 139 1 / 7169 471
1933 120 121 1 / 8260 516
1932 105 101 1 / 9942 578
1931 129 124 1 / 8056 506
1930 117 107 1 / 9378 557
1929 141 131 1 / 7627 494
1928 128 116 1 / 8653 537
1927 132 117 1 / 8537 532
1926 123 111 1 / 9029 548
1925 121 108 1 / 9223 562
1924 125 110 1 / 9062 568
1923 111 101 1 / 9876 599
1922 141 130 1 / 7718 520
1921 133 121 1 / 8282 541
1920 121 114 1 / 8797 566
1919 143 146 1 / 6854 496
1918 118 116 1 / 8589 552
1917 131 142 1 / 7065 501
1916 90 101 1 / 9890 616
1915 101 119 1 / 8402 562
1914 92 141 1 / 7117 508
1913 63 123 1 / 8136 545
1912 57 133 1 / 7543 521
1911 41 181 1 / 5511 457
1910 46 237 1 / 4222 383
1909 26 159 1 / 6308 505
1908 25 162 1 / 6174 499
1907 29 198 1 / 5063 429
1906 20 150 1 / 6658 503
1905 11 83 1 / 12029 741
1904 13 101 1 / 9856 647
1903 21 176 1 / 5678 451
1902 16 130 1 / 7666 536
1901 12 113 1 / 8872 596
1900 33 219 1 / 4560 385
1899 9 85 1 / 11801 714
1898 10 82 1 / 12269 701
1897 15 133 1 / 7517 515
1896 14 117 1 / 8541 551
1895 23 196 1 / 5104 399
1894 12 104 1 / 9648 594
1893 21 187 1 / 5348 391
1892 18 147 1 / 6780 459
1891 9 89 1 / 11244 635
1890 11 99 1 / 10093 603
1889 17 154 1 / 6505 446
1888 10 83 1 / 12085 647
1887 13 128 1 / 7801 488
1886 16 144 1 / 6924 451
1885 15 139 1 / 7187 480
1884 10 87 1 / 11444 613
1883 12 115 1 / 8719 527
1882 13 114 1 / 8745 514
1881 8 79 1 / 12593 653
1880 5 45 1 / 22098 909