US Popularity:10681
Meaning:Chalk ridge
Calling all fans of That 70s Show! Because if there ever was a memorable Kelso, Ashton Kutcher’s Michael Kelso wins hands down. The popularity of this lovable and simple-minded character has meant that this moniker has enjoyed its moment in the sun. Originally of Scottish origin though, it refers to a market town by the same name. Its meaning "chalk ridge," stems from the earliest settlement which stood on a chalky outcrop. Even the legendary Sir Walter Scott, who attended Grammar School here, waxed poetry about the landscape, saying that "it is the most beautiful if not the most romantic village in Scotland." With this literary giant's stamp of approval, Kelso is a heritage name that baby can sport with pride.

Kelso Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Kelso is currently #10681 in U.S. births
Boy:Kelso is currently #3761 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 2932
from 2021
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