Origin: Indian काली
Meaning: “black; time.”
The name comes from the Sanskrit काली (Kālī), which means “black” and is also associated with the Sanskrit word काल (Kāla) denoting a fixed point in time.
In Hinduism, the name is borne by the goddess and destructive consort of Shiva. She is usually depicted with dark blue skin, four arms and holding a severed head.
Currently, Kali ranked in as the 535th most popular female name in the United States, (2010).