What does the baby name Kelsea mean? Learn about what Kelsea means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Kelsea - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Kelsea
K-E-L-S-E-A, is a 6-letter female given name.
Meaning of Kelsea
Island of the ships.
Origin of Kelsea
The name 'Kelsea' is of American origin. It originated as a variation of the name 'Chelsea', which is derived from a place name in London, England. The name 'Chelsea' was first used as a given name in the United States in the mid-20th century.
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Popularity of Kelsea
The name 'Kelsea' has not been as widely popular as some other names. It has seen moderate usage in the United States, but it has not ranked among the top names in terms of popularity. Its usage has been relatively consistent over the years, without significant spikes or declines.
Kelsea currently has 1 like, and is in the top 20% of liked girl's names. The name Chinue is slightly more popular than Kelsea.

Etymology of Kelsea

The etymology of the name 'Kelsea' is closely related to the name 'Chelsea'. 'Chelsea' is derived from the Old English term 'cealc hyth', which means 'chalk landing place'. This refers to the area in London where the River Thames had a chalky landing spot. The name 'Kelsea' is a phonetic variation of 'Chelsea', with the letter 'K' replacing the 'Ch' sound.

Cultural Significance of Kelsea

The name 'Kelsea' does not hold significant cultural significance in any particular culture or community. It is a name that has been used primarily in the United States and does not carry specific cultural or historical associations.