Khaleesi: baby girl name popularity and meaning


We have author George R.R. Martin and his Game of Thrones series (and subsequent HBO show) for this fictionally-regal name. In his made-up language, Dothraki, Khaleesi is a title meaning “queen.” And it’s true: Whether you name her Khaleesi or not, your tiny daughter will be the queen of the household.


Lee, Leelee, Leesi, Khali.

Famous people named Khaleesi:

While there are no real live famous Khaleesis, one can't help but think of Game of Thrones' Daenerys Targaryen, who bore the Khaleesi title among the Dothraki people.

Fun facts:

Khaleesi comes from the Dothraki language, which is an actual language invented for the show by linguist David J. Peterson.

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