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Gender: Male Meaning of Kaiser: "Emperor" Origin of Kaiser: German Kaiser's Popularity in 2017: #929

The name Kaiser is a boy's name of German, Bulgarian origin meaning "Emperor". Kaiser is ranked #929 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like 603 Wonderful Word Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

Kaiser, as in roll and Wilhelm, appeared for the first time on the US Top 1000 in 2017. It fits the two-syllable -er ending style that's all the rage, and it lends itself to the short form Kai. But we hope this Germanic version of what is essentially a title rather than a name doesn't keep rising on the charts.

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Famous People Named Kaiser

Kaiser Orion "Kai" Griffith (b. 2014), son of Jenelle Evans on "Teen Mom 2"

Pop Culture References for the name Kaiser

Kaiser, former term for a German Emperor, derived from "Caesar"
Kaiser Permanente, health insurance company
Kaiser Motors, former automaker
Kaiser Chiefs, English rock band
Kaiser roll, a crusty round of bread