US Popularity:9697
Other Origin(s):Hawaiian
Meaning:To cuddle, to pet; Excelling, reaching high above
Not a lot is known about the name Kela, giving it an alluring air of mystery and offering your little one a chance to find their own meaning. Its origins could be traced back to Sweden, Iceland, and Denmark, coming from kæle, meaning “to cuddle” or “to pet.” However, it could also link to the Hawaiian word for “excelling” or “reaching high above.” This gender-neutral name combines images of comfort with achievement, instilling the importance of balancing ambition with love.

Kela Name Popularity Data

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