[ 2 syll. ka-le, kal-e ] The baby boy name Kale is pronounced as KAA-Leh- or Key-L †. Kale is of Irish Gaelic, Hebrew, and Germanic origin, and it is used largely in the English and Hawaiian languages.
Kale is a derivative of the English Cale.
Kale is also a contraction (English) of the English and Hebrew Caleb.
Kale is also a pet form (Hawaiian) of the English, German, and Scandinavian Carl.
Kale is also a derivative (Hawaiian) of the English and French Charles.
Kale is somewhat popular as a baby name for boys. The name has been growing in popularity since the 1990s. Its usage peaked recently in 2008 with 0.025% of baby boys being given the name Kale. Its ranking then was #500. In 2012, it ranked at #719 with a usage of 0.016%. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Kale, Caleb was the most commonly used. Its use outnumbered Kale's by 30 times in 2012.
† Pronunciation for Kale: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)"